La Llacuna

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Coat of arms of La Llacuna.

La Llacuna is a municipality of 884 inhabitants (2003), located in the comarca of Anoia, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

La Llacuna

It is a tourist town; nearby destinations include Igualada, the Vilafranca del Penedès wine route, and the Monastery of Montserrat.

Geography[edit]

The town's altitude is 615 m, and the municipality has a surface area of 52,49 km².

Annual events[edit]

Annual events include the Potada, whose date varies, but is usually in April; Aplec del Castell on the last Sunday of May; Fira de Sant Andreu on the first Sunday of December, and the pessebre vivent (living crib), a full-scale, live tableau of scenes from Bethlehem at the time of the birth of Jesus, on the second or third Sunday in December.[1]

Food[edit]

A local specialty is carquinyolis, a type of cookie.

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Coordinates: 41°28′27″N 1°32′3″E / 41.47417°N 1.53417°E / 41.47417; 1.53417