Cihuri is a Spanish city on the lower reaches of the river Tirón in the La Rioja region with about 233 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013).


Cihuri is just 50 kilometers northwest of Logrono ride on the river Tirón. The next largest cities are Haro (6.5 kilometers to the east ) and Miranda de Ebro (about 20 kilometers to the north ).


In the second half of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century, the place always had 380-550 inhabitants. Due to the mechanization of agriculture and the resulting lower demand for labor, the population has declined significantly since the mid-20th century.


Traditionally the first place in the economic life of the community is agriculture and especially the wine (285 ha) - Cihuri part of the growing region of Rioja Alta. In addition, wheat ( 293 ha ), barley (89 ha ), potatoes (6 ha) as well as peas, beans and other vegetables (30 ha) are cultivated.


In a document of the year 947 it is mentioned that Count Fernán González was the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla about is another monastery by the name of San Juan Bautista in Zifuri the Río Tirón. This transfer of ownership was confirmed by king Ferdinand I of León in the 11th century. Cihuri thus belonged - even against the multiple explicitly expressed will of the people - until the abolition of all landlords ( señorios ) in the 19th century to the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla.


  • The parish church of San Juan Bautista is a single- neoclassical building dating from the 18th or 19th century with an altarpiece from the 18th century in shallow choir circuit. Noteworthy is the presence of a - simple design - south porch ( portico ).
  • A noble 17th century building with a small bell gable ( espadaña ) and a stone coat of arms of the monastery of San Millan de Cogolla Casa del Priorat is called. Whether it really was the residence of a prior, however, is unclear.
  • Immediate against crossing a single-arched medieval stone bridge - falsely ' Roman Bridge ' ( puente romano ) called - the Río Tirón. On either side of the large central arch are two smaller passages.