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Coat of arms of L'Esquirol
Coat of arms
L'Esquirol is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°2′14″N 2°22′10″E / 42.03722°N 2.36944°E / 42.03722; 2.36944Coordinates: 42°2′14″N 2°22′10″E / 42.03722°N 2.36944°E / 42.03722; 2.36944
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

L'Esquirol (prior to June 4, 2014 known as, Santa Maria de Corcó) is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. The village was historically known as L'Esquirol, the place of origin of the House of Cabrera but was changed during Franco times to Santa Maria de Corcó. On June 4, 2014, they have officially changed the name back to the original L'Esquirol which literally means, "squirrel" in Catalan.



  • 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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