Monistrol de Montserrat

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Monistrol de Montserrat
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Monistrol de Montserrat is locatit in Catalonia
Monistrol de Montserrat
Monistrol de Montserrat
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°36′32″N 1°50′31″E / 41.60889°N 1.84194°E / 41.60889; 1.84194Coordinates: 41°36′32″N 1°50′31″E / 41.60889°N 1.84194°E / 41.60889; 1.84194
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBages
Govrenment
 • MayorJoan Miquel i Rodríguez
Area
 • Total11.77 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Elevation
161 m (528 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot2,903
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monistrolenc, monistrolenca
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Monistrol de Montserrat (Catalan pronunciation: [munisˈtɾɔɫ də munsəˈrat]) is a municipality in the comarca o the Bages in Catalonie, Spain. The municipality includes the soothren twa-thirds o the massif o Montserrat an the famous Benedictine monastery o the same name. The toun, kent as Montserrat-Vila, is situatit on the eastren flank o the massif abuin the valley o the Llobregat river: it is connectit wi the monastery (heicher up) an wi the railwey station in the valley (FGC line R5) bi a rack railwey (Cremallera de Montserrat). The C-1411 road links the toun wi Martorell an Manresa. The brig ower the Llobregat river dates frae the fowerteent hunderyear. The municipality includes a smaw exclave tae the north-wast.

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1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2332 3323 2999 3002 2625 2903

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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