Masquefa

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Masquefa
Municipality
Coat of arms of Masquefa
Coat of arms
Masquefa is located in Catalonia
Masquefa
Masquefa
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°30′N 1°49′E / 41.500°N 1.817°E / 41.500; 1.817Coordinates: 41°30′N 1°49′E / 41.500°N 1.817°E / 41.500; 1.817
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
Government
 • Mayor Xavier Boquete i Saiz
Area
 • Total 17.06 km2 (6.59 sq mi)
Elevation 257 m (843 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 7,747
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Masquefí, masquefina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Masquefa is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the edge of the Penedès Depression on the road between Piera and Martorell. It is served by a station on the FGC railway line R6 from Barcelona via Martorell to Igualada.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
959 1232 1160 1605 2483 7747

Subdivisions[edit]

Five outlying villages are included within the municipality of Masquefa (populations as of 2005):

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989); L. Luna (2007). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

External links[edit]

Autoritat del Transport Metropolità
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Line R6
Barcelona
(Plaça d'Espanya)
Masquefa Igualada