El Masnou

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El Masnou
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El Masnou is locatit in Catalonia
El Masnou
El Masnou
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°28′55″N 2°19′5″E / 41.48194°N 2.31806°E / 41.48194; 2.31806Coordinates: 41°28′55″N 2°19′5″E / 41.48194°N 2.31806°E / 41.48194; 2.31806
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaMaresme
Govrenment
 • MayorPere Parés i Rosés
Area
 • Total3.44 km2 (1.33 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot21,935
 • Density6,400/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Masnoví, masnovina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

El Masnou (Catalan pronunciation: [əɫ məzˈnɔw], Catalan for the new fermhoose) is a municipality in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the coast atween Montgat an Premià de Mar, tae the north-east o the ceety o Barcelona, in the comarca (coonty) o el Maresme. The toun is baith a tourist centre an a (somewha exclusive) dormitory toun for Barcelona.

The main N-II road an a RENFE railwey line run throu the toun, while a local road links it wi the A-19 autopista at Alella.

The toun centre haes biggins in a wide range o styles: neoclessical, modernista, noucentista an simply eclectic. The municipal museum haes collections o aircheology an o Catalan ceramics, an thare is a private museum o pharmacy an medicine an aw. A Roman veelage cried Cal Ros de les Cabres wis ane o the first dounsets locatit on the steid o the current toun.

The agricultur o El Masnou is mainly o flouers, especially carnations, an the industry haes a predominance o textile, wi several industries aboot ceramics, gless an pharmaceutical products.

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1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
3396 4604 5098 10,410 15,169 21,935

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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