Porqueres

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Porqueres
Municipality
Coat of arms of Porqueres
Coat of arms
Porqueres is located in Catalonia
Porqueres
Porqueres
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°6′35″N 2°47′19″E / 42.10972°N 2.78861°E / 42.10972; 2.78861Coordinates: 42°6′35″N 2°47′19″E / 42.10972°N 2.78861°E / 42.10972; 2.78861
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Pla de l'Estany
Area
 • Total 33.6 km2 (13.0 sq mi)
Elevation 182 m (597 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,332
Demonym Porquerenc, porquerenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Porqueres is a municipality located in the county of Pla de l'Estany, in the province of Girona, in the autonomous region of Catalunya of Spain. The municipality is made up of several villages. Mata, Les Pedreres and Miànigues, have the largest part of the population. At the top of the mountain range of Serra de Sant Patllari is the village of Pujarnol. In the west is Porqueres, and on the northern part of the Lake of Banyoles is Usall. Amid the green forests of the Ginestar mountains is the village of Merlant.

Locality Population
(2005)[1]
Mata 1,903
Miànegues 551
Pedreres, les 1,113
Porqueres 266
Pujarnol 98
Usall 129

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