Dosrius

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Dosrius
Municipality
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Coat o airms o Dosrius
Coat o airms
Dosrius is located in Catalonia
Dosrius
Dosrius
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°35′N 2°25′E / 41.583°N 2.417°E / 41.583; 2.417Coordinates: 41°35′N 2°25′E / 41.583°N 2.417°E / 41.583; 2.417
Kintra  Spain
Commonty  Catalonie
Province Barcelona
Comarca Maresme
Govrenment
 • Mayor Josep Jo i Munné
Aurie
 • Tot 40.73 km2 (15.73 sq mi)
Elevation 147 m (482 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 4,658
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Dosriuenc, dosriuenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Dosrius is a municipality in the comarca o Maresme in Catalonie, Spain, locatit in the interior o the comarca on the border wi the Vallès Oriental, an is at the heid o the Argentona Riera. The oreeginal name, first recordit in 963, is "Duos Rios". This leeterally means "Twa Rivers" an refers tae the 2 rivers that jyn tae shape the Argentona Riera, an is reflectit in the coat o airms.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipalities economy is based on various manufacturin processes, predominatit bi the textile industry, as well as bein hame tae ane o the twa "Torres" crisp factories. Tourism plays a lairge pairt an aw, thare bein a active Donkey sanctuar an a lairge adventur pairk, in addeetion tae the aurie attractin lairge nummers o walkers an riders.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

While Dosrius veelage itsel haes a predominantly permanent population, as does the neebourin veelage o Canyamars (a smawer veelage that faws athin the municipality), thare are several urbanizations an aw, Can Canyamars, Can Massuet, Can Figueras bein the lairgest, which are predominantly seicont hames.

Historical population of Dosrius
Year 1991 1996 2001 2006
Population 1211 2269 3098 4469

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Esglèsia de Sant Andreu del Far (Kirk o Saunt Andra o El Far), conteenin the tombs o the Coonts o Bell-Lloc.
  • Santuari del Corredor (Sanctuar o the Corredor), a 16t-hunderyear monastery situatit in the Corredor Natural Pairk.
  • Església de Sant Esteve (Kirk o Saunt Steven) Canyamars.
  • Dosrius Castle
  • Pau de glaç (Ice Well), A semi subterranean ice hoose on the ootskirts o Canyamars.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]