Bages

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Bages
Comarca
Localització del Bages.svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Capital Manresa
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 1,295.2 km2 (500.1 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 184,642
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym  
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Manresa

Bages is a comarca (county) in the center of Catalonia, Spain. It includes two subcomarques, el Moianès and el Lluçanès.

Industries include the mining of potash at Súria and Sallent, and the manufacture of textiles along the rivers Llobregat and Cardener. Agriculture includes vineyards, cereals, and olive groves.

To the north are Berguedà and (running clockwise) Osona, Vallès Oriental and Vallès Occidental. To the south are Baix Llobregat, l'Anoia and el Solsonès.

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Coordinates: 41°46′44″N 1°51′40″E / 41.77889°N 1.86111°E / 41.77889; 1.86111