Tavertet

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Tavertet
Municipality
Tavertet with the Puig de les Baumes rising over the town and the Pre-Pyrenees in the far distance
Tavertet with the Puig de les Baumes rising over the town and the Pre-Pyrenees in the far distance
Coat of arms of Tavertet
Coat of arms
Tavertet is located in Catalonia
Tavertet
Tavertet
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°59′51″N 2°25′11″E / 41.99750°N 2.41972°E / 41.99750; 2.41972Coordinates: 41°59′51″N 2°25′11″E / 41.99750°N 2.41972°E / 41.99750; 2.41972
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
Area
 • Total 32,5 km2 (125 sq mi)
Elevation 869 m (2,851 ft)
Population
 • Total 158
 • Density 0.49/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Tavertet is a small town located above some cliffs, 900m above sea level, in the area known as Collsacabra, north of the Guilleries, in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia.

Below the cliffs is Pantà de Sau, a reservoir that dammed the waters of the river Ter in the 1960s. Tavertet is nowadays a tourist-oriented town with many holiday homes, where Raimon Panikkar lived. Tavertet is linked by road BV5207 to the town of L'Esquirol, also known as Santa Maria de Corcó. There is also a minor road north of the village above the cliffs through a beech forest linking the town to Rupit.

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