Santa Coloma de Gramenet

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Santa Coloma de Gramenet
Town Hall.
Town Hall.
Coat of airms o Santa Coloma de Gramenet
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Santa Coloma de Gramenet is located in Spain
Santa Coloma de Gramenet
Santa Coloma de Gramenet
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°28′N 2°13′E / 41.467°N 2.217°E / 41.467; 2.217
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
 • MayorNuria Parlón Gil
 • Total7 km2 (3 sq mi)
56 m (184 ft)
 • Total120,824
 • Density17,000/km2 (45,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Colomenc (ca)
Colomense (es)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsantə kuˈɫomə ðə ɣɾəməˈnɛt]) (informally simply kent as Santa Coloma; historically kent as Gramenet del Besòs an aw) is a ceety in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the sooth-east side o the Litoral range, wi the Puig Castellar (299 m) as its heichest point, on the left bank o the Besòs river: the municipalities o Sant Adrià de Besòs an Badalona separate it frae the coast. It is essentially a banlieue (or suburb) o Barcelona.

The aurie haes been inhabitit syne at least the Iberic period, and the remains o a Iberic veelage hae been foond on Puig Castellar. The airtifacts are hoosit in a museum in La Torre Balldovina, a biggin datin frae the 18t hunderyear. Other notable buildings include the renaissance palace of La Torre Pallaresa and the noucentista Clínica Mental.

In November 2008, the ceety made warldwide news bi instawin solar panels on tap o crypts in the local cemetery, in an effort tae help fecht climate change.[1]

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  • 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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