Sallent

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Sallent
Municipality
Coat of arms of Sallent
Coat of arms
Sallent is located in Catalonia
Sallent
Sallent
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°49′N 1°54′E / 41.817°N 1.900°E / 41.817; 1.900Coordinates: 41°49′N 1°54′E / 41.817°N 1.900°E / 41.817; 1.900
Country  Spain
Community Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Bages
Government
 • Mayor Jordi Moltó Biarnés
Area
 • Total 65.80 km2 (25.41 sq mi)
Elevation 278 m (912 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 7,083
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym Sallentins
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sallent (Catalan pronunciation: [səˈʎen də ʎuβɾəˈɣat]) is a municipality in the comarca of Bages, Province of Barcelona, in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, Spain. The river Llobregat divides the municipality into two halves. Its main resources are mining and industry. It was the birthplace of Saint Anthony Mary Claret (1807–1870)

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