Valls

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Valls
Municipality
Ajunatment Valls Catalonia.jpg
Coat of arms of Valls
Coat of arms
Valls is located in Catalonia
Valls
Valls
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°17′18″N 1°15′7″E / 41.28833°N 1.25194°E / 41.28833; 1.25194
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Alt Camp
Government
 • Mayor Albert Batet
Area
 • Total 55.28 km2 (21.34 sq mi)
Elevation 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 25,158
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Vallencs
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website
Calçots eating competition in Valls-Concurs

Valls is the capital of the comarca of Alt Camp, in Catalonia, Spain. According to the 2010 census it has a population of 25,158.

The typical food is calçots and also typical are the human towers called castells. It is the birthplace of the composer Robert Gerhard (1896–1970).

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona: Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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