Sant Pere de Ribes

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Sant Pere de Ribes
Municipality
A panorama of the town
A panorama of the town
Coat of arms of Sant Pere de Ribes
Coat of arms
Sant Pere de Ribes is located in Catalonia
Sant Pere de Ribes
Sant Pere de Ribes
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°16′N 1°46′E / 41.267°N 1.767°E / 41.267; 1.767
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Garraf
Government
 • Mayor Josep Antoni Blanco i Abad
Area
 • Total 40.71 km2 (15.72 sq mi)
Elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 28,399
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08810

Sant Pere de Ribes is a town in the center of the Garraf comarca, in Barcelona province, Catalonia, Spain. The remains of a 12th-century castle once ruled by the troubadour Guillem de Ribes are in the town.

Culture[edit]

Main festivals include:

  • Festa Major de Sant Pere (June 29)
  • Festa Major de Sant Pau (January 25)
  • Festa Major de Santa Eulàlia (February 12)
  • Festa Major de Sant Joan (June 24)

Sources[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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