Llançà

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Llançà
Municipality
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Flag of Llançà
Flag
Coat of arms of Llançà
Coat of arms
Llançà is located in Catalonia
Llançà
Llançà
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°22′10″N 3°09′40″E / 42.36944°N 3.16111°E / 42.36944; 3.16111Coordinates: 42°22′10″N 3°09′40″E / 42.36944°N 3.16111°E / 42.36944; 3.16111
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Alt Empordà
Government
 • Mayor Pere Vila i Fulcarà
Area
 • Total 27.98 km2 (10.80 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 4,862
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym Llançanenc, llançanenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Llançà (Catalan pronunciation: [ʎənˈsa]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coastline of the Costa Brava, between the Cap de Creus and the French frontier and is an important fishing port and tourist centre. The C-252 connects the town with Figueres and continues on to the border at Portbou.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1829 2021 1713 2682 3271 4862

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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