The valley comprises several dounsets, some o them are actually suburbs o Pamplona an ither completely landwart veelages. Some o thaim are seat o concejo, a submunicipal admeenistrative diveesion that exists in several regions o Spain (Alzuza, Ardanaz, Azpa, Badostáin, Egüés, Elcano, Elía, Ibiricu, Olaz and Sagaseta), but ither are just dounsets without any administrative entity (Echálaz, Egulbati, Eransus, Gorráiz, Ustárroz an Sarriguren).
Gorraiz, Olaz, Alzuza, Egüés an pairtly Badostain an aw hae grown as residential suburbs o single-faimily hooses. Sarriguren is bein developin as a residential suburb o apairtment hoosin. Thare are several industrial pairks an aw. Sarriguren is leadin in Navarre the increasinly important sector o renewable energy technologies; it is seat o the Naitional Center for Renewable Energies (CENER) an o Acciona Energía. The Museo Oteiza is in Alzuza.