Les Franqueses del Vallès

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Les Franqueses del Vallès
Municipality
AJuntament Franqueses.jpg
Les Franqueses del Vallès is located in Catalonia
Les Franqueses del Vallès
Les Franqueses del Vallès
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°37′08″N 2°17′53″E / 41.61889°N 2.29806°E / 41.61889; 2.29806Coordinates: 41°37′08″N 2°17′53″E / 41.61889°N 2.29806°E / 41.61889; 2.29806
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Oriental
Government
 • Mayor Francesc Colomé i Tenas
Area
 • Total 29.1 km2 (11.2 sq mi)
Elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 16,325
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym Franquesí, franquesina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Les Franqueses del Vallès [ɫəs fɾəŋˈkɛsəz ðəɫ βəˈʎɛs], Spanish: Las Franquesas del Vallés [las fɾaŋˈkesaz ðel βaˈʎes], is a municipality in the comarca of the Vallès Oriental in Catalonia, Spain. It lies to the north of Granollers, the capital and largest city in the comarca. The municipality covers an area of 29.1 km², and has about 16,000 inhabitants.

It is divided into five neighbourhoods: Bellavista, Corró d'Amunt, Corró d'Avall, Llerona and Marata.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1,888 2,118 2,247 5,539 9,403 16,325

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-02-1

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