Ponts, Lleida

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Ponts
Romanesque airt in Sant Pere Kirk in Ponts
Romanesque airt in Sant Pere Kirk in Ponts
Ponts is locatit in Catalonia
Ponts
Ponts
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°54′53.28″N 1°11′6.00″E / 41.9148000°N 1.1850000°E / 41.9148000; 1.1850000
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Catalonie
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaNoguera
Govrenment
 • MayorJaume García Badias (PM-PSC)
Area
 • Total30.5 km2 (11.8 sq mi)
Elevation
363 m (1,191 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot2,803
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pontsicans
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25740
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Ponts is a municipality an toun in the comarca o the Noguera in the province o Lleida, Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the left bank o the Segre river near its confluence wi the Llobregós river an at the point whaur the routes frae Calaf (currently the C-1412 road) an Cervera (currently the L-313 road) meet the route frae Lleida tae La Seu d'Urgell (currently the C-1313 road).

Economy is based on agricultur (cereals, olives, vine, potato, sunflouers) an ainimal husbandry (domestic sheep, pigs, birds). The industry sector comprises fuid processin an textiles.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Sant Pere de Ponts, a Romanesque kirk built in the 11t hunderyear.
  • Auld quairter o Ponts. Wi the teepical portico o the Major Street.
  • Rialb reservoir]]. This is the biggest dam in Catalonie.
  • Segarra-Garrigues Canal. It is the name o a important watter line that supplees pairt o Lleida.
  • Parc La Roca del Call. It is a ootdoor multi-sports complex, especially canoein an kayakin.
  • Circuit del Bosquet (kent as Circuit de Ponts an aw). It is ane o the best motocross circuits in Catalonie.
  • Boncompte Museum. It is a private collection o fireairms.

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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