Santa Maria de Besora

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Santa Maria de Besora
Coat of arms of Santa Maria de Besora
Coat of arms
Santa Maria de Besora is located in Catalonia
Santa Maria de Besora
Santa Maria de Besora
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°07′46″N 2°15′32″E / 42.12944°N 2.25889°E / 42.12944; 2.25889Coordinates: 42°07′46″N 2°15′32″E / 42.12944°N 2.25889°E / 42.12944; 2.25889
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
 • Mayor Camilo Adam i Vilarrassa
 • Total 24.7 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation 866 m (2,841 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 183
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Demonym Besorenc, besorenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Santa Maria de Besora is a municipality in the comarca of Osona[1] in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the north side of the Bellmunt range in the north of the comarca. It is linked to Sant Quirze de Besora and to Vidrà by a local road. Besora castle has an eleventh-century roman church: there is also a preroman chapel at Sant Moí.


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
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  1. ^ Santa Maria de Besora became part of Osona in the comarcal revision of 1990: previously it formed part of the Ripollès.


  • 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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