Ullastret

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Ullastret
Municipality
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Ullastret is located in Catalonia
Ullastret
Ullastret
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°00′02″N 3°04′07″E / 42.000548°N 3.068483°E / 42.000548; 3.068483
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Baix Empordà
Area
 • Total 11.08 km2 (4.28 sq mi)
Elevation 49 m (161 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 250
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ullastret is a small historic village on the Bay of Emporda located some 5 km northeast of La Bisbal d'Empordà.

Formerly a 3 km2 lake, known as Llac d'Ullastret or Estany d'Ullastret existed close to this town, but it was desiccated in the 19th century.[1]

It is home to ancient Iberian archaeological remains, and a medieval church known from the 9th century, dedicated to St. Paul and Peter. Economy is based mostly on tourism and agriculture.

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