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Vallcebre is located in Catalonie
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
 • MayorFrancesc Xavier Huguet i Marza
 • Total27.99 km2 (10.81 sq mi)
1123 m (3,684 ft)
 • Total269
 • Density9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vallcebrès, vallcebresa
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteToun Wabsteid

Vallcebre is a municipality in the comarca o Berguedà, Catalonie.[1] 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, whan it wis mentioned as Balcebre in a document descrievin the consecration o the Cathedral o la Seu d'Urgell. Bi 983, a castle existit in the toun, that there is nae trace the day.[citation needit]

The municipality in past times wis controllt 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.[2] Bi 1991, it haed become ae ruin, an wis rebiggit in 2000. In the urban centre o the toun 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 maistlins on the service sectors. Generally landwart, agricultur in the municipality is concerned primarily wi cereals an potatoes.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Vallcebre". www.catalunya.com. Retrieved 18 October 2023.
  2. "Església de Santa Maria". GCatholic. Retrieved 18 October 2023.