Salt, Girona

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Salt
Municipality
Coat of arms of Salt
Coat of arms
Salt is located in Spain
Salt
Salt
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°58′34″N 2°47′17″E / 41.97611°N 2.78806°E / 41.97611; 2.78806Coordinates: 41°58′34″N 2°47′17″E / 41.97611°N 2.78806°E / 41.97611; 2.78806
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Gironès
Government
 • Mayor Jaume Torramadé (CiU)
Area
 • Total 6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 30,389
 • Density 4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Demonym Saltenc, saltenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Salt is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the right bank of the Ter next to Girona, with which it was merged from 1974 to 1984. The A-7 autopista and N-141 road pass through the municipality.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2280 5360 5956 11,365 21,081 27,673

Manufacturing[edit]

Salt is the home of Gas Gas, a Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, specializing in off-road motorbikes. The manufacturer exports trials, enduro, and motocross bikes, quads and parts worldwide from its manufacturing facility in Salt.

Notable people[edit]

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).

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