Sant Vicenç dels Horts

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Sant Vicenç dels Horts
Municipality
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Sant Vicenç dels Horts is located in Catalonia
Sant Vicenç dels Horts
Sant Vicenç dels Horts
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°23′43″N 2°0′39″E / 41.39528°N 2.01083°E / 41.39528; 2.01083Coordinates: 41°23′43″N 2°0′39″E / 41.39528°N 2.01083°E / 41.39528; 2.01083
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Area
 • Total 9.16 km2 (3.54 sq mi)
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 27,461
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sant Vicenç dels Horts is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Llobregat in Catalonia. It is situated on the right bank of the Llobregat river, on the N-340 road from Molins de Rei to Vilafranca del Penedès. The main rail lines of the Llobregat corridor pass through the town: the station is served by the FGC services S4, S7, S8, S33, R5 and R6. The remains of an Iberic village are visible at Puig Castellar.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2002
1809 1919 3295 14,509 20,397 26,008

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).