Viladecans

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Viladecans
Municipality
Flag of Viladecans
Flag
Coat of arms of Viladecans
Coat of arms
Viladecans is located in Spain
Viladecans
Viladecans
Location in Spain
Viladecans is located in Catalonia
Viladecans
Viladecans
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°18′57″N 2°01′11″E / 41.31583°N 2.01972°E / 41.31583; 2.01972Coordinates: 41°18′57″N 2°01′11″E / 41.31583°N 2.01972°E / 41.31583; 2.01972
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Area
 • Total 20.11 km2 (7.76 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 59,343
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Viladecans (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌbiɫəðəˈkans]) (Old Catalan for town of dogs) is a large town very close to Barcelona, Spain. It is located between Sant Boi de Llobregat, Sant Climent de Llobregat, and bordering the coast of the Mediterranean Sea between El Prat de Llobregat and Gavà.

Viladecans has 13 or 14 schools and 30 to 40 sport teams in football, basketball, baseball, softball, gymnastics and more.

Demography[edit]

This is a table of Viladecans' population demography since 1900.

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2005
1194 2990 4294 24,483 45,071 64,077

Notable residents[edit]

Images[edit]

Viladecans
Riera

See also[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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