Calaceite

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Calaceite/Calaceit
Official seal of Calaceite/Calaceit
Seal
Calaceite is located in Spain
Calaceite
Coordinates: 41°1′N 0°12′E / 41.017°N 0.200°E / 41.017; 0.200Coordinates: 41°1′N 0°12′E / 41.017°N 0.200°E / 41.017; 0.200
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Teruel
Municipality Calaceite/Calaceit
Area
 • Total 81 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation 511 m (1,677 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,145
 • Density 14.1/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Calaceite (Spanish: [kalaˈθeite]) or Calaceit (Catalan: [kəɫəˈsɛjt], locally: [kalaˈsejt]) is a municipality located in the Matarraña/Matarranya comarca, province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 1,145 inhabitants.

There are many ancient buildings of great architectural value in the town, as well as the ruins of an ancient Iberian village at Sant Antoni. This town is part of La Franja region of Aragon.

Demographics[edit]

Calaceite has 1,132 inhabitants (INE 2008).

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 2,641 —    
1920 3,027 +14.6%
1940 1,930 −36.2%
1960 1,742 −9.7%
1981 1,432 −17.8%
2000 1,193 −16.7%
2006 1,143 −4.2%
Source: INE (Spain)

Gastronomy[edit]

The flaonets de Calaceit (flaonets, Catalan: little flaons) are small flaons made in Calaceite. They are small pastries filled with pumpkin jam and honey.[1] The flaonets were one of the traditional pastries fondly remembered by painter Salvador Dalí.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lluís Gimeno Betí, De lexicografía valenciana, in De las ciencias auxiliares de la Historia a la cultura escrita ed. by Francisco M. Gimeno Blay, 1999, Publicacions de la Universitat de València, ISBN 978-84-370-3931-2
  2. ^ Jaume Fàbrega, Dalícies: a taula amb Salvador Dalí, Cossetània Edicions ISBN 84-9791-001-X

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