Argençola

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Argençola
Municipality
Argençola vist des del camí de Clariana 1b.jpg
Coat of arms of Argençola
Coat of arms
Argençola is located in Catalonia
Argençola
Argençola
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°35′54″N 1°26′37″E / 41.59833°N 1.44361°E / 41.59833; 1.44361Coordinates: 41°35′54″N 1°26′37″E / 41.59833°N 1.44361°E / 41.59833; 1.44361
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
Government
 • Mayor Antoni Lloret Grau
Area
 • Total 47.09 km2 (18.18 sq mi)
Elevation 716 m (2,349 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 229
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Demonym Argençolenc, argençolenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Argençola (Catalan pronunciation: [ərʒənˈsɔɫə]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the east of the comarca, bordering the Segarra and the Conca de Barberà. The Anoia river has its source on the territory of the municipality. A local road links the municipality with the main N-II road from Barcelona to Lleida.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
510 658 622 239 192 229

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality of Argençola includes six outlying villages. Populations are given as of 2001:

  • Carbasi (30), to the north-east of Argençola at an elevation of 775 m
  • Clariana (36), to the east of Argençola, with ruins of Clariana castle
  • Contrast (18), to the south-east of Argençola
  • Els Plans de Ferran (7)
  • Porquerisses i Aberells (41), to the north of Argençola
  • Rocamora (8), to the west of Argençola

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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