Sant Julià de Cerdanyola

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Sant Julià de Cerdanyola
Municipality
View of the town
View of the town
Flag of Sant Julià de Cerdanyola
Flag
Coat of arms of Sant Julià de Cerdanyola
Coat of arms
Sant Julià de Cerdanyola is located in Catalonia
Sant Julià de Cerdanyola
Sant Julià de Cerdanyola
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°13′32″N 1°53′38″E / 42.22556°N 1.89389°E / 42.22556; 1.89389Coordinates: 42°13′32″N 1°53′38″E / 42.22556°N 1.89389°E / 42.22556; 1.89389
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Berguedà
Government
 • Mayor Joan Solé i Solano
Area
 • Total 11.61 km2 (4.48 sq mi)
Elevation 650 m (2,130 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 257
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym Cerdanyolenc, cerdanyolenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sant Julià de Cerdanyola is a town and municipality in the comarca of Berguedà, in Catalonia.

Geography[edit]

The town is located in a high hollow in the Pyrenees of Berguedà, at 1000 meters above sea level. The main access road to the town is a steep, winding highway coming from the town of Guardiola de Berguedà, in the Valley of the Llobregat below.

Celebrations[edit]

The town festival is celebrated on 5 December. On Christmas Eve, the inhabitants of the town also celebrate the Fia-faia, a pre-Christian commemoration of the solstice where bundles of Cephalaria leucanta, called faies, are brought from a bonfire outside of town to Plaça Catalunya in the center of town.

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