Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

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Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
Municipality
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
Coat of arms
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia is located in Catalonia
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°25′34″N 1°47′6″E / 41.42611°N 1.78500°E / 41.42611; 1.78500
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Alt Penedès
Government
 • Mayor Josep Maria Ribas
Area
 • Total 18.97 km2 (7.32 sq mi)
Elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 12,237
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Sadurninencs
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08770
Area code(s) Official website

Sant Sadurní d'Anoia is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Penedès in Catalonia, Spain; and the centre of production of a sparkling wine known as cava. It is situated in the north-east of the Penedès Depression at the confluence of the Avernó river and the Anoia river. It is served by the A-7 autopista and the RENFE railway line (R4) that connect Barcelona with Manresa and El Vendrell.

The noucentista buildings of the Codorníu cava house on the edge of the town were designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

Subdivisions[edit]

Four outlying villages are included within the municipality of Sant Sadurní d'Anoia (populations as of 2005)

  • Can Benet de la Prua (94)
  • Can Catassús (124)
  • Espiells (54), with its pre-Romanesque church of Sant Benet
  • Monistrol d'Anoia (28)

Sport[edit]

The town hosted the individual road race cycling event for the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Roller Hockey[edit]

The city has a roller hockey team Club Esportiu Noia, one of the most important in Spain, and dispute the main League OK Liga.

Twin towns[edit]

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