Solsona, Lleida

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Solsona
Cathedral of Solsona.
Cathedral of Solsona.
Coat of airms o Solsona
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Solsona is locatit in Spain
Solsona
Solsona
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°59′52″N 1°31′15″E / 41.99778°N 1.52083°E / 41.99778; 1.52083
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaSolsonès
Govrenment
 • MayorDavid Rodríguez González
Area
 • Total18.14 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Elevation
670 m (2,200 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total9,233
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25280
Websitehttp://www.ajsolsona.cat/

Solsona is a municipality an caipital o the comarca o the Solsonès in the province o Lleida, Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit in the centre o the comarca in the Catalan Central Depression. It is servit bi the C-55 road tae Manresa, an is linkit tae Berga an Bassella bi the C-26.

The auld toun is kent as the Clos antic or the Vila vella: it preserves a muckle pairt o its fortifications. The cathedral o Santa Maria de Solsona an the episcopal palace are in a neoclessical style. The latter hooses the diocean an comarcal museum an the Museum o Salt (Museu de la Sal), wi crystals an objects made frae the salt o Cardona.

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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 (Spaingie). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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