Aiguafreda

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Aiguafreda
Municipality
Spain.Aiguafreda.Panoramica.2.jpeg
Aiguafreda is located in Catalonia
Aiguafreda
Aiguafreda
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°46′9″N 2°15′16″E / 41.76917°N 2.25444°E / 41.76917; 2.25444Coordinates: 41°46′9″N 2°15′16″E / 41.76917°N 2.25444°E / 41.76917; 2.25444
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Oriental
Government
 • Mayor Jordi Sambola i Serres
Area
 • Total 7.92 km2 (3.06 sq mi)
Elevation 404 m (1,325 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 2,375
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Demonym Aiguafredenc, aiguafredenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Aiguafreda (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌajɣwəˈfɾɛðə]) is a municipality in the comarca of Vallès Oriental, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is located near the Montseny massif. It has a population of 2,190 and occupies an area of 7.96 km².

The principal economic activities are tourism and the textile industry.

There is a large dolmen located in the center of the property of can Brull, and the church of Aiguafreda de Dalt, founded by the abbess Emma, daughter of the count Wilfred the Hairy.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
450 689 882 1,813 2,375

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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