El Papiol

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El Papiol
Municipality
El Papiol is located in Catalonia
El Papiol
El Papiol
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°26′21″N 2°0′38″E / 41.43917°N 2.01056°E / 41.43917; 2.01056Coordinates: 41°26′21″N 2°0′38″E / 41.43917°N 2.01056°E / 41.43917; 2.01056
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Area
 • Total 8.76 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,828
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
The Castle of El Papiol

El Papiol is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the left bank of the Llobregat river, on the A-7 autopista from Valencia to La Jonquera and the C-1413 road from Sabadell to Molins de Rei. At West it borders on Castellbisbal and Pallejà, at North on Valldoreix (Sant Cugat del Vallès) and at East on Molins de Rei. It is served by the RENFE railway line R4 from Barcelona to Martorell, Vilafranca del Penedès and Sant Vicenç de Calders, which is connected to the village center by a minibus service (6.30 am to 10.31 pm). It is also served by a bus service (L67) and a night bus service (N51) from Barcelona to Esparreguera.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2002
912 1027 1159 2620 3080 3518

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).
  • Moran i Ocerinjauregui, Josep; Pladevall, Antoni; Riera i Viader, Sebastià; Alier, Roger; Codina, Jaume; Pagès i Paretas, Montserrat, et al. (1982). Gran Geografia Comarcal de Catalunya. Vol. 8: Barcelonès i Baix Llobregat, Barcelona: Fundació Enciclopèdia Catalana. ISBN 84-85194-13-6.