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Capellades
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Coordinates: 41°31′55″N 1°41′12″E / 41.53194°N 1.68667°E / 41.53194; 1.68667Coordinates: 41°31′55″N 1°41′12″E / 41.53194°N 1.68667°E / 41.53194; 1.68667
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaAnoia
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeMarcel·lí Martorell Font (2011) (CIU)
Area
 • Total2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Elevation
317 m (1,040 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total5,458
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Capelladí ; Capelladina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08786
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Capellades (Catalan pronunciation: [kəpəˈʎaðəs]) is a toun in Catalonie, Spain, locatit in the sooth o the comarca of Anoia, some saxty metres abuin the Anoia river whaur it cuts throu the Catalan Coastal Range. The C-244 trunk road frae Vilafranca del Penedès an the FGC railwey line R6 frae Martorell an Barcelona run alang the river valley belaw the toun on thair wey tae Igualada. It is aboot ane oor frae Barcelona bi caur, bus or train.

Capellades is kent for the manufactur o paper syne the seiventeent century. Thare is a smaw amoont o agricultur, baith irrigatit (mercat gardenin) an nan-irrigatit (cereals, grapes, awmonds), awtho the territory o the municipality is smaw. Textile an ceramic manufactur an tourism durin the simmer contribute tae the local economy an aw. Munich (sport shoes) haes its heidquairters in Capellades.

The steid haes been inhabitit syne the middle Paleolithic era (50000 year BP), an an archeological steid juist belaw the modren toun, kent locally as the Abric Romaní, is open tae the public. Thare is a Museum o Paper (Molí-Museu Paperer) hoosit in a convertit papermill an aw.

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1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2005
2629 2275 2306 3910 4917 5302

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 (Spaingie). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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Autoritat del Transport Metropolità
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Line R6
Barcelona
(Plaça d'Espanya)
Capellades Igualada