Tremp

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This article is about Tremp, in Catalonia. For the card game Tremp, see Tremp (card game). For the tremp as in Israeli hitchhiking, see tremping.
Tremp
Municipality
Lleida - Iglesia de Tremp.jpg
Flag of Tremp
Flag
Coat of arms of Tremp
Coat of arms
Tremp is located in Spain
Tremp
Tremp
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°10′N 0°54′E / 42.167°N 0.900°E / 42.167; 0.900
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Pallars Jussà
Government
 • Mayor Víctor Orrit Ambrosio
Area
 • Total 303.97 km2 (117.36 sq mi)
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 6,028
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Demonym Trempolí, trempolina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
The municipality is a geographical oddity and consists of 5 separate territorial entities within the comarca (district) of Pallars Jussa

Tremp (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈtɾɛm], locally: [ˈtɾem]) is a municipality in Catalonia, Spain, the capital of the comarca of the Pallars Jussà. It is the largest municipality in Catalonia in terms of area (303.97 km²),[1] accounting for nearly a quarter of the total area of the comarca.

The municipality is a geographical oddity and consists of five separate territorial entities within the comarca (district) of Pallars Jussa (see image). The town of Tremp (population 6228 as of 2009) is the second smallest of these and is situated in the valley of the Noguera Pallaresa river below Talarn and the Talarn Dam. The largest portion of the municipal territory lies to the west of the valley of the Noguera Pallaresa and stretches as far as the Noguera Ribagorçana river. A third portion is an exclave of the comarca within the municipality of el Pont de Suert in the Alta Ribagorça. In the east the villages of Palau de Noguera, Suterranya and Vilamitjana form the fourth entity, while the fifth and smallest portion (of only 1,59 km2) is formed by the village of Puigcercós, south of Tremp.

The town is served by the C-13 road which runs along the valley of the Noguera Pallaresa.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
4896 6454 6396 5785 5727 6022

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality of Tremp includes twenty-eight outlying settlements: populations are given as of 2005.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The municipality of Tortosa is historically larger than Tremp, but was subdivided into five separate municipalities between 1977 and 1983.

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Jaume Rios Calvet; Jose Maria Rabella Vives (1989). Guia de Catalunya (in Catalan). Barcelona: Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-02-1. 

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