Alforja

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Alforja
Alforja
Alforja
Coat of arms of Alforja
Coat of arms
Alforja is located in Catalonia
Alforja
Alforja
Coordinates: 41°12′43″N 0°58′34″E / 41.212°N 0.976°E / 41.212; 0.976
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCatalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaBaix Camp
Government
 • mayorJoan Josep García Rodríguez (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total38.2 km2 (14.7 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total1,859
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Alforgenc, alforgenca
Websitealforja.cat

Alforja is a municipality in the comarca of Baix Camp, in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.

The main monuments are Sant Miquel church in the town, as well as the shrines of Sant Antoni de Pàdua and Mare de Déu de Puigcerver outside its perimeter.

The Prades Mountains are located in the vicinity of this municipality.

Villages[edit]

  • Alforja, 1,207
  • Les Barqueres, 91
  • Els Garrigots, 11
  • El Mas de l'Aleu, 4
  • Portugal 141
  • Sant Antoni 18
  • Els Servians, 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament d'Alforja". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Alforja". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  • Tomàs Bonell, Jordi; Descobrir Catalunya, poble a poble, Prensa Catalana, Barcelona, 1994

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