Castellbisbal

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Castellbisbal
Municipality
Panoramica Castellbisbal.jpg
Coat o airms o Castellbisbal
Coat o airms
Castellbisbal is locatit in Catalonia
Castellbisbal
Castellbisbal
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°28′N 1°58′E / 41.467°N 1.967°E / 41.467; 1.967
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty Catalonie
Province Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Occidental
Govrenment
 • Mayor Conxi Llurba Escobar
Aurie
 • Total 31.2 km2 (12.0 sq mi)
Elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 12,267
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castellbisbalencs
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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Castellbisbal (Catalan pronunciation: [kəsˌteʎβizˈβaɫ]) is a municipality in the comarca o Vallès Occidental in Catalonie. It is situatit on the left bank o the Llobregat river at its confluence wi the Rubí river. The toun is servit bi the A-7 autopista, the main N-II road an the RENFE railwey line R4 atween Barcelona an València.

The remains o the Castellbisbal castle are visible on a hill near to the actual urban centre, while the survivin portion o the Pont del Diable ("Deivil's Brig") athort the Llobregat river wi its triumphal airch illustrates the historical importance o the toun on the Via Augusta. The pairish kirk o Sant Vincenç dates frae the saxteent hunderyear, while a Romanesque chapel (12t hunderyear) is in Can Pederol de Baix.

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

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