Canyelles

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Canyelles
Municipality
Urbanització les Palmeres (Canyelles).jpg
Canyelles is located in Catalonia
Canyelles
Canyelles
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°17′18″N 1°43′23″E / 41.28833°N 1.72306°E / 41.28833; 1.72306
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Garraf
Government
 • Mayor Xavier Robert i Duran
Area
 • Total 14.23 km2 (5.49 sq mi)
Elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,196
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Demonym Canyellencs
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Canyelles is a town in the northeast of the Garraf comarca (county) in the south of Barcelona province, Catalonia, Spain. It is home to a 15th-century castle.

Culture[edit]

Main festivals include:

  • Xatonada Popular
  • Festa Major de Canyelles (July 22)
  • Petit Festa Major (September 10)
  • Fira de Santa Llúcia (1st Sunday in December)

Sources[edit]

  • Various (1989). Guía de Catalunya. Todos los pueblos y todas las comarcas (in Spanish). Barcelona: Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3. 

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