Mont-roig del Camp

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Mont-roig del Camp
Municipality
The church of Sant Miquel de Mont-roig
The church of Sant Miquel de Mont-roig
Mont-roig del Camp is located in Catalonia
Mont-roig del Camp
Mont-roig del Camp
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°5′21″N 0°57′38″E / 41.08917°N 0.96056°E / 41.08917; 0.96056Coordinates: 41°5′21″N 0°57′38″E / 41.08917°N 0.96056°E / 41.08917; 0.96056
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Bandera actual de la provincia de Tarragona.svg Tarragona
Comarca Baix Camp
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.mont-roig.cat

Mont-roig del Camp (Catalan pronunciation: [muntˈrɔdʒ dəɫ ˈkam]) is a town and municipality in the comarca of Baix Camp, Catalonia, Spain. It is in the middle of its comarca, between the Serra de Colldejou and the Mediterranean. It includes two populated places: the historic town of Mont-roig del Camp in the interior, whose economy revolves round the cultivation of nuts and olives, and the beach resort of Miami Platja on the coast, the Costa Daurada.

The sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rock with the chapel of Sant Ramon above

The municipality has a long coastline, with campsites and a few hotels, informally distributed over the districts of Pins de Miramar and Miami Platja, as well as round the Platja de Rifà (Rifà beach), close to the district of Les Pobles.

Notable buildings include the "new" parish church, that of Sant Miquel, built in Gothic and Renaissance style between 1574 and 1610.

High above the town on a very eroded outcrop of rock stands the sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rock with the Sant Ramon chapel. The painter Joan Miró spent long periods at the family property of Mas d'en Miró, in the Les Pobles district, from 1911 onwards.

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