Vallcebre

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Vallcebre
Municipality
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Banner o Vallcebre
Banner
Coat o airms o Vallcebre
Coat o airms
Map showin location athin Berguedà
Map showin location athin Berguedà
Vallcebre is locatit in Catalonia
Vallcebre
Vallcebre
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 42°12′20″N 1°49′10″E / 42.20556°N 1.81944°E / 42.20556; 1.81944Coordinates: 42°12′20″N 1°49′10″E / 42.20556°N 1.81944°E / 42.20556; 1.81944
Kintra  Spain
Commonty  Catalonie
Province Barcelona
Comarca Berguedà
Govrenment
 • Mayor Francesc Xavier Huguet i Marza
Aurie
 • Total 27.99 km2 (10.81 sq mi)
Elevation 1,123 m (3,684 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 269
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vallcebrès, vallcebresa
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Wabsteid Toun Wabsteid

Vallcebre is a municipality in the comarca o Berguedà, Catalonie. It comprises twa touns: Vallcebre proper, an the veelage o Sant Julià de Fréixens.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis first documentit in the year 893, when it wis mentioned as Balcebre in a document describin the consecration o the Cathedral o la Seu d'Urgell. Bi 983, a castle existit in the toun, o which thare is nae trace the day.

The municipality in umwhile times wis controlled in pairt bi the Abbot o Bagà an the barons o Peguera. Bi the 15t hunderyear, it haed become pairt o the possessions o the Foix faimily.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The parochial kirk is dedicatit tae the Virgin Mary, the patroness o the toun, an is o relatively recent oreegin, haein anerly been constructit in 1931. Bi 1991, it haed become a ruin, an wis tharefore rebuilt in 2000. In the urban centre o the toun, housomeivver, the tiny romanesque kirk o Sant Julià de Fréixens is locatit. Consistin o a single, barrel-vaultit nave, it haes been restored numerous times, leavin little o the oreeginal structur.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality's economy is focused lairgely on the service sectors. Generally landwart, agricultur in the municipality is concerned primarily wi cereals an potatoes.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]