Arnes, Terra Alta

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Arnes
Municipality
Coat of arms of Arnes
Coat of arms
Arnes is located in Catalonia
Arnes
Arnes
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 40°57′23″N 0°18′59″E / 40.95639°N 0.31639°E / 40.95639; 0.31639Coordinates: 40°57′23″N 0°18′59″E / 40.95639°N 0.31639°E / 40.95639; 0.31639
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Terra Alta
Area
 • Total 42.97 km2 (16.59 sq mi)
Elevation 506 m (1,660 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 488
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
A window of the Town Hall.

Arnes (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈarnəs], locally: [ˈaɾnes]) is a municipality in the comarca of la Terra Alta in Catalonia, Spain.

The most noteworthy building of this town is the Town Hall, a good example of Catalan Renaissance art. It was built in 1584 by Joan Vilabona of Queretes i nearby Matarranya.[1]

There is a raised area with benches close to the church shaded by mulberry trees with spectacular views over the Roques de Benet, among other mountains of the Ports de Tortosa-Beseit. Locals people like to sit there in the afternoon enjoying the magnificent landscape.

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