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Castellbell i el Vilar

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Castellbell i el Vilar
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Castellbell i el Vilar is located in Catalonie
Castellbell i el Vilar
Castellbell i el Vilar
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°38′2″N 1°51′50″E / 41.63389°N 1.86389°E / 41.63389; 1.86389Coordinates: 41°38′2″N 1°51′50″E / 41.63389°N 1.86389°E / 41.63389; 1.86389
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
 • MayorJosep Torras i Gibert
 • Total24.48 km2 (9.45 sq mi)
178 m (584 ft)
 • Total3,479
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castellvilanenc, castellvilanenca
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Castellbell i el Vilar is a municipality in the comarca o the Bages in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit at the point whaur the Llobregat river crosses the Prelittoral Range. The railwey station serves baith the FGC line R5 atween Barcelona an Manresa an the RENFE line atween Barcelona an Zaragoza. The C-1411 road links the municipality wi Martorell an Manresa.

Castellbell i el Vilar is kent for its cotton industry, awtho agricultur is at least as important tae the local economy. Castellbell castle (gothic, fowerteent hunderyear) wis ane o the twa main points (alang wi Claramunt castle) controllin access tae the lawer Llobregat valley, an hence tae Barcelona. The brig ower the Llobregat dates frae the fowerteent hunderyear an aw.

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1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2026 2952 3189 3527 3316 3479

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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