Baix Empordà

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Baix Empordà
Comarca
Localització del Baix Empordà.svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Capital La Bisbal d'Empordà
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 701.8 km2 (271.0 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 132,886
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Baixempordanès
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Palafrugell

Baix Empordà (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbaʒ əmpurˈða], "Lower Empordà") is a comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain, one of the two into which Empordà was divided in the comarcal division of 1936, the other one being Alt Empordà. It is popularly known as L'Empordanet ("the Little Empordà").

Geography[edit]

Baix Empordà is the southern portion of the historical region of Empordà. It includes the municipalities between the Montgrí Massif, just north of the river Ter, and the Aro valley, in the south. It totals 37 municipalities, with a total area of 700,5 km2. It borders Alt Empordà to the north, Gironès and Selva to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the east.

Municipalities[edit]

Municipality Population
(2014)[1]
Area
km2[1]
Albons 727 11.1
Begur 3,994 20.7
Bellcaire d'Empordà 650 12.6
La Bisbal d'Empordà 10,761 20.6
Calonge 10,541 33.6
Castell-Platja d'Aro 10,721 21.8
Colomers 195 4.4
Corçà 1,257 16.3
Cruïlles, Monells i Sant Sadurní de l'Heura 1,284 99.8
Foixà 320 18.8
Fontanilles 160 9.3
Forallac 1,729 50.6
Garrigoles 159 9.4
Gualta 362 9.0
Jafre 396 6.6
Mont-ras 1,739 12.3
Palafrugell 22,763 26.9
Palamós 17,805 14.0
Palau-sator 305 12.4
Pals 2,533 25.8
Parlavà 410 6.2
La Pera 467 11.5
Regencós 291 6.3
Rupià 246 5.3
Sant Feliu de Guíxols 21,810 16.2
Santa Cristina d'Aro 5,194 67.6
Serra de Daró 211 7.9
La Tallada d'Empordà 454 16.6
Torrent 170 8.0
Torroella de Montgrí 11,381 65.9
Ullà 1,053 7.3
Ullastret 289 11.1
Ultramort 204 4.4
Vall-llobrega 901 5.4
Verges 1,195 9.7
Vilopriu 209 16.4
• Total: 36 132,886 701.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres". Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya. Retrieved 2015-05-25. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°56′42″N 3°03′36″E / 41.94500°N 3.06000°E / 41.94500; 3.06000