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
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), 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.
The municipality of Tremp includes twenty-eight outlying settlements: populations are given as of 2005.
See also 
- ^ The municipality of Tortosa is historically larger than Tremp, but was subdivided into five separate municipalities between 1977 and 1983.
- 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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