Rasquera

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Rasquera
Municipality
Rasquera with the Serra de Cardó foothills in the background
Rasquera with the Serra de Cardó foothills in the background
Coat of arms of Rasquera
Coat of arms
Rasquera is located in Catalonia
Rasquera
Rasquera
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°00′14″N 0°35′58″E / 41.00389°N 0.59944°E / 41.00389; 0.59944Coordinates: 41°00′14″N 0°35′58″E / 41.00389°N 0.59944°E / 41.00389; 0.59944
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Ribera d'Ebre
Area
 • Total 51.3 km2 (19.8 sq mi)
Elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 934
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Demonym Rasquerà, rasquerana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Rasquera is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera d'Ebre in the province of Tarragona in Catalonia, Spain. It is located at the feet of the Serra de Cardó close to Highway C-12.

The town is renowned for its pottery.

In 2012 the municipality voted to sign a 1.3 million euro deal with a cannabis association based in Barcelona, under which the municipality would lease land to the association to be used for growing the drug.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tremlett, Giles (1 March 2002). "Spanish Town of Rasquera Leases Land for Marijuana Plantation". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  • 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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