Anoia (river)

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Riu Anoia - Igualada 2.JPG
The Anoia River in Igualada
Country Spain
Basin features
Main source Calaf, Argençola
800 metres (2,600 ft)
River mouth Llobregat River in Martorell
River system Llobregat
Basin size 929.4 square kilometres (358.8 sq mi)[1]
Physical characteristics
Length 68 kilometres (42 mi)
  • Average rate:
    2.37 cubic metres per second (84 cu ft/s)

The Anoia (Noya in Spanish) is a river in Catalonia, Spain, most of whose course is within the comarca of the same name. Its source is in the municipality of Veciana (Anoia) at an elevation of about 650 metres (2,130 ft). It passes through Igualada and crosses the Prelitoral Range at Capellades. It then passes through Gelida (Alt Penedès) before joining the Llobregat from the right at Martorell (Baix Llobregat).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Panareda i Clopés, Josep Maria (1996). Resum de geografia física de Catalunya. EUMO. ISBN 8476027567. 

Coordinates: 41°35′6.71″N 1°33′50.5″E / 41.5851972°N 1.564028°E / 41.5851972; 1.564028