Alt Àneu

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Alt Àneu
Municipality
Sant Llorenç church in Isavarre
Sant Llorenç church in Isavarre
Coat of arms of Alt Àneu
Coat of arms
Alt Àneu is located in Catalonia
Alt Àneu
Alt Àneu
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°38′07″N 1°06′40″E / 42.63528°N 1.11111°E / 42.63528; 1.11111Coordinates: 42°38′07″N 1°06′40″E / 42.63528°N 1.11111°E / 42.63528; 1.11111
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Pallars Sobirà
Government
 • Mayor Josep Maria Costansa Abadia
Area
 • Total 217.76 km2 (84.08 sq mi)
Elevation 1,076 m (3,530 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 450
 • Density 2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alt Àneu is a municipality in the comarca of the Pallars Sobirà in Catalonia, Spain. It is the largest municipality in Catalonia in terms of area at 1,913.79 square kilometres (738.92 sq mi), but it has only about 400 people. It is situated on the Noguera Pallaresa river, and is served by the C-13 road, which links it with Sort and (during the summer months) to the Aran Valley over the Port de la Bonaigua (2072 m). The ajuntament (town hall) is in València d'Àneu.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality of Alt Àneu is formed of nine villages. Populations are given as of 2005:

  • Alòs d'Isil (34)
  • Àrreu (6)
  • La Bonaigua (16)
  • Borén (25), on the left bank of the Noguera Pallaresa
  • Isavarre (25)
  • Isil (85), in the upper valley
  • Son (46)
  • Sorpe (42)
  • València d'Àneu (175), on the right bank of the Noguera Pallaresa

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1146 1078 800 480 333 450

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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