Pallejà

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Pallejà
Municipality
Castell de Pallejà
Castell de Pallejà
Coat of arms of Pallejà
Coat of arms
Pallejà is located in Catalonia
Pallejà
Pallejà
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°25′27″N 1°59′52″E / 41.42417°N 1.99778°E / 41.42417; 1.99778Coordinates: 41°25′27″N 1°59′52″E / 41.42417°N 1.99778°E / 41.42417; 1.99778
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Government
 • Mayor Ismael Àlvarez
Area
 • Total 8.23 km2 (3.18 sq mi)
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 11,011
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Pallejà is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the right bank of the Llobregat river, on the main N-II road. The main rail lines of the Llobregat corridor pass through the town: the station is served by the FGC services S4, S7 and S8. Pallejà castle was built in the seventeenth century on the site of an older fortress: it currently houses the municipal museum.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2005
656 1022 1065 4081 5919 10339

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).