Alforja, Tarragona

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Alforja
municipality
Official seal of Alforja
Seal
Alforja is located in Catalonia
Alforja
Alforja
Coordinates: 41°12′44″N 0°51′35″E / 41.21222°N 0.85972°E / 41.21222; 0.85972
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Baix Camp
Area
 • Total 38.24 km2 (14.76 sq mi)
Elevation 374 m (1,227 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,897
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym Alforgenc, alforgenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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Alforja is a municipality in the comarca of Baix Camp, in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.

The main monuments are Sant Miquel church in the town, as well as the shrines of Sant Antoni de Pàdua and Mare de Déu de Puigcerver outside of its perimeter.

The Prades Mountains are located in the vicinity of this municipality.

Villages[edit]

  • Alforja, 1,207
  • Les Barqueres, 91
  • Els Garrigots, 11
  • El Mas de l'Aleu, 4
  • Portugal 141
  • Sant Antoni 18
  • Els Servians, 16

References[edit]

  • Tomàs Bonell, Jordi; Descobrir Catalunya, poble a poble, Prensa Catalana, Barcelona, 1994

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