Castellgalí

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Castellgalí
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Castellgalí
Coat of arms
Castellgalí is located in Catalonia
Castellgalí
Castellgalí
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°40′55″N 1°50′35″E / 41.68194°N 1.84306°E / 41.68194; 1.84306Coordinates: 41°40′55″N 1°50′35″E / 41.68194°N 1.84306°E / 41.68194; 1.84306
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Bages
Government
 • Mayor Cristòfol Gimeno Iglesias
Area
 • Total 17.21 km2 (6.64 sq mi)
Elevation 266 m (873 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,611
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym Castellgalí, castellgalina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Castellgalí is a municipality in the comarca of the Bages in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the confluence of the Llobregat river and the Cardener river. The railway station serves both the FGC line R5 between Barcelona and Manresa and the RENFE line between Barcelona and Zaragoza.

The ruins of a Roman tomb (third century, known locally as la Torre del Breny or "The Devil's Tower") are visible.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
775 1009 887 1033 705 1611

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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