Mollet del Vallès

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Mollet del Vallès
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Coordinates: 41°33′N 2°13′E / 41.550°N 2.217°E / 41.550; 2.217
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaVallès Oriental
Govrenment
 • MayorJosep Monràs Galindo
Area
 • Total10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total52,484
 • Density4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Molletà
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)08100

Mollet del Vallès (Catalan pronunciation: [muˈʎɛd dəɫ βəˈʎɛs]) is a municipality in the comarca o the Vallès Oriental in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit in the valley o the Besòs River, an is a important communications hub frae Barcelona towards the north: the AP-7 Motorway passes throu the municipality, as dae the RENFE railwey lines tae Vic an Puigcerdà an tae Girona an Portbou. The toun is servit bi the C-17 heich-gate (umwhile N-152) an aw.

Mollet del Vallès haes a nummer o biggins in the modernista an noucentista styles. The studio-museum o the penter Abelló displays modren Catalan airt.

Shuitin at the 1992 Simmer Olympics wis carriet oot in Mollet del Vallès; the range haes been reuised for the 1998 ISSF Warld Shuitin Championships.

Steids o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Ceety Haw
  • St Fost's Kirk
  • The Abelló Museum
  • The auld mercat

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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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