Amposta

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Amposta
Municipality
Pont penjat d'Amposta.JPG
Flag of Amposta
Flag
Coat of arms of Amposta
Coat of arms
Amposta is located in Catalonia
Amposta
Amposta
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 40°42′38″N 0°34′51″E / 40.71056°N 0.58083°E / 40.71056; 0.58083Coordinates: 40°42′38″N 0°34′51″E / 40.71056°N 0.58083°E / 40.71056; 0.58083
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Montsià
Area
 • Total 136.2 km2 (52.6 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 21,365
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym Ampostí, -ina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Amposta is the capital of the comarca of Montsià, in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain, one hundred km south of Barcelona on the Mediterranean Coast. It is located at 8 metres above sea level, by the Ebre river, not far from its end. Its population was 18,841 in 2005.

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