Calaf

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Calaf
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Coat o airms o Calaf
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Calaf is locatit in Catalonia
Calaf
Calaf
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°44′N 1°31′E / 41.733°N 1.517°E / 41.733; 1.517
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaAnoia
Govrenment
 • MayorMaria Antònia Trullàs Povedano
Area
 • Total9.22 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Elevation
680 m (2,230 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot3,630
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Calafins
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08280

Calaf (Catalan pronunciation: [kəˈlaf]) is the main toun in the northren portion o the comarca o the Anoia in Catalonie, Spain, situatit on the Calaf Plain. The toun haulds a important weekly livestock mercat.

It is servit bi the main N-II road frae Barcelona tae Lleida, the RENFE railwey line frae Manresa tae Lleida an the C-1412 road frae Igualada tae Ponts. Calaf haes a exit frae the new C25 that crosses Catalonie frae Girona tae Lleida an aw. The remains o Calaf castle dominate the toun frae a hilltop.

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The veelage o La Pineda (population (2005): 195) is includit athin the municipality o Calaf.

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).

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