Espinelves

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Espinelves
Municipality
Coat of arms of Espinelves
Coat of arms
Espinelves is located in Catalonia
Espinelves
Espinelves
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°52′16″N 2°25′5″E / 41.87111°N 2.41806°E / 41.87111; 2.41806Coordinates: 41°52′16″N 2°25′5″E / 41.87111°N 2.41806°E / 41.87111; 2.41806
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Osona
Government
 • Mayor Angel Tortadès Guirao
Area
 • Total 17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation 752 m (2,467 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 183
 • Density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
Demonym Espinelvenc, espinelvenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Espinelves is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the Guilleries in the east of the comarca. Forestry is the main economic activity of the municipality, particularly the cultivation of the local species Abies masjoanensis for Christmas trees. The roman church of Sant Vincenç d'Espinelves dates from the 11th and 12th centuries. The village is linked to Arbúcies and to Vic by the GI-543 road.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
421 481 445 296 240 183

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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