Alella

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Alella
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Alella
Coat of arms
Alella is located in Catalonia
Alella
Alella
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°29′N 2°18′E / 41.483°N 2.300°E / 41.483; 2.300Coordinates: 41°29′N 2°18′E / 41.483°N 2.300°E / 41.483; 2.300
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Maresme
Government
 • Mayor Andreu Francisco i Roger
Area
 • Total 9.59 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 8,998
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym Alellenc, alellenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alella (Catalan pronunciation: [əˈɫeʎə]) is a village in the comarca (shire) of Maresme in Catalunya, Spain. It is situated on the coast on the south-west side of the granite Litoral range. The town is known for its wines, cava and perfumes, but is also a commuter town for nearby Barcelona. What used to be the old Roman Road (Via Augusta) uniting Rome and Andalusia, is still today a narrow road running through the village.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1370 1597 1572 2300 5287 8998

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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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