El Bruc

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El Bruc
El Bruc is located in Catalonia
El Bruc
El Bruc
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°34′57″N 1°46′52″E / 41.58250°N 1.78111°E / 41.58250; 1.78111Coordinates: 41°34′57″N 1°46′52″E / 41.58250°N 1.78111°E / 41.58250; 1.78111
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
 • Mayor Carles Castro i Taboada
 • Total 47.21 km2 (18.23 sq mi)
Elevation 489 m (1,604 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,743
 • Density 36.92/km2 (95.6/sq mi)
Demonym Bruquetà, bruquetana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

El Bruc (Catalan pronunciation: [əɫ ˈβɾuk], Spanish: Bruch) is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the side of Montserrat, of which the north-western third is within the municipality. A local road connects the village with the main N-II road from Barcelona to Lleida, and to Monistrol de Montserrat via the monastery.


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1186 1053 798 774 707 1743


  • 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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