Torrebesses

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Torrebesses
Municipality
Coat of arms of Torrebesses
Coat of arms
Torrebesses is located in Catalonia
Torrebesses
Torrebesses
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°25′41″N 0°35′42″E / 41.42806°N 0.59500°E / 41.42806; 0.59500Coordinates: 41°25′41″N 0°35′42″E / 41.42806°N 0.59500°E / 41.42806; 0.59500
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Segrià
Area
 • Total 27.5 km2 (10.6 sq mi)
Elevation 287 m (942 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 300
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Demonym Torrebessí, torrebessina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

'Torrebesses is a municipality in the comarca of the Segrià in Catalonia, Spain.

The name of the town comes from Catalan: Torres Bessones, meaning "Twin Towers".[1] This town has lost population since year 1877 when it had 944 inhabitants.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2009
855 758 631 415 n/a 300

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manuel Bofarull, Origen dels noms geogràfics de Catalunya. Cossetània, Valls 2002, page 175. ISBN 978-84-95684-97-4

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