Begues

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For the commune o Allier, Fraunce, see Bègues.
Begues
Municipality
Coat o airms o Begues
Coat o airms
Begues is locatit in Catalonia
Begues
Begues
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°20′N 1°56′E / 41.333°N 1.933°E / 41.333; 1.933Coordinates: 41°20′N 1°56′E / 41.333°N 1.933°E / 41.333; 1.933
Kintra  Spain
Commonty  Catalonie
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Aurie
 • Total 50.42 km2 (19.47 sq mi)
Elevation 399 m (1,309 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Tot 5,023
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Beguetà, beguetana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Sundial in Begues

Begues (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbeɣəs]) is a municipality in the comarca o Baix Llobregat in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit in the sooth-wast o the comarca, an its municipal territory covers maist o the Garraf massif includin the peaks o el Montau (658 m) an La Morella (594 m).

Begues is a important tourist centre, an it is connectit wi Avinyonet del Penedès an with Gavà bi a local road. Recently, Begues signed a contract wi the mental asylum "Pere Mata" so that the mentally challengit coud contribute tae the veelage's economy bi wrappin up the popular Spainyie lollipop Chupa Chups in the local factory.

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2002
1077 1003 968 1403 1534 5023

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).