Alt Àneu

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Alt Àneu
Sant Llorenç church in Isavarre
Sant Llorenç church in Isavarre
Flag of Alt Àneu
Coat of arms of Alt Àneu
Coat of arms
Alt Àneu is located in Catalonia
Alt Àneu
Alt Àneu
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°38′07″N 1°06′40″E / 42.63528°N 1.11111°E / 42.63528; 1.11111Coordinates: 42°38′07″N 1°06′40″E / 42.63528°N 1.11111°E / 42.63528; 1.11111
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ComarcaPallars Sobirà
 • MayorLaura Arraut Díaz (2015)[1]
 • Total217.8 km2 (84.1 sq mi)
1,076 m (3,530 ft)
 • Total406
 • Density1.9/km2 (4.8/sq mi)

Alt Àneu is a municipality in the comarca of the Pallars Sobirà in Catalonia, Spain. It is the largest municipality in Catalonia in terms of area at 1,913.79 square kilometres (738.92 sq mi), but it has only about 400 people. It is situated on the Noguera Pallaresa river, and is served by the C-13 road, which links it with Sort and (during the summer months) to the Aran Valley over the Port de la Bonaigua (2072 m). The ajuntament (town hall) is in València d'Àneu.


The municipality of Alt Àneu is formed of nine villages. Populations are given as of 2005:

  • Alòs d'Isil (34)
  • Àrreu (6)
  • La Bonaigua (16)
  • Borén (25), on the left bank of the Noguera Pallaresa
  • Isavarre (25)
  • Isil (85), in the upper valley
  • Son (46)
  • Sorpe (42)
  • València d'Àneu (175), on the right bank of the Noguera Pallaresa


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1146 1078 800 480 333 450


  1. ^ "Ajuntament d'Alt Àneu". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Alt Àneu". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  • 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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