Sant Jaume de Frontanyà

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Sant Jaume de Frontanyà is located in Catalonie
Sant Jaume de Frontanyà
Sant Jaume de Frontanyà
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 42°11′20″N 2°01′33″E / 42.18889°N 2.02583°E / 42.18889; 2.02583Coordinates: 42°11′20″N 2°01′33″E / 42.18889°N 2.02583°E / 42.18889; 2.02583
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
 • MayorRamon Vilalta i Clotet
 • Total21.26 km2 (8.21 sq mi)
1072 m (3,517 ft)
 • Total24
 • Density1.1/km2 (2.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Frontanyenc, Frontanyenca
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Sant Jaume de Frontanyà (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsaɲ ˈʒawmə ðə fɾuntəˈɲa]) is a municipality in the comarca o the Berguedà in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit in the Pyrenees belaw the peak o Pedró de Tubau (1543 m). The veelage is the smawest municipality in Catalonie in terms o population. The monumental Romanesque kirk o Sant Jaume is a protectit historic-airtistic monument frae the 11t hunderyear. The veelage is servit bi a local road tae Borredà an it is weel kent for its peace an tranquility.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis first documentit in 905.

The guesthoose an restaurant Fonda Cal Marxandó haes been walcomin visitors syne 1851. Nouadays, it is still weel kent for its tradeetional Catalan cuisine based on heich quality local products.

On 12 Dizember 2009 it wis the seicont toun in Catalonie tae hauld a Catalan unthirldom referendum, gainin 18 votes in favor the unthirldom an 1 vote against (turnoot 90.4%).

The beuk 'Sant Jaume de Frontanya: Natura, Art i Pau' wis published in 2005, written bi experts frae the aurie. The Audio-guidit visit tae Sant Jaume de Frontanya allous visitors tae discover the hidden stories o the veelage at their awn pace. It is available in Catalan, Spaingie, Inglis an French an wis producit in 2008 bi Associacio Myriades Culturals.

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Monastery o Sant Jaume de Frontanyà. 11t hunderyear
  • Hermitage o Sant Esteve de Tubau. Pre-Romanesque oreegin.
  • Shrine o Oor Lady o Oms. 18t hunderyear
  • Restaurant Fonda Cal Marxandó. Documentit syne 1851.

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
214 198 159 21 23 30

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). 'Sant Jaume de Frontanya: Natura, Art i pau' (2005).

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