Bellpuig

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Bellpuig
Campanar de bellpuig enmig de pomeres.jpg
Flag of Bellpuig
Flag
Coat of arms of Bellpuig
Coat of arms
Bellpuig is located in Catalonia
Bellpuig
Bellpuig
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°37′36″N 1°0′48″E / 41.62667°N 1.01333°E / 41.62667; 1.01333
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaUrgell
Government
 • MayorJordi Estiarte Berenguer (2019) (ERC) [1]
Area
 • Total35.0 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
Elevation
308 m (1,010 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total5,060
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code
25250
Websitebellpuig.cat

Bellpuig (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌbeʎˈputʃ]) is a town in the comarca (county) of l'Urgell in Catalonia, Spain.

Nowadays Bellpuig is the third most important town in the area of Urgell. The town, located between the three little hills appearing in the flag, is served by Bellpuig railway station.

Events[edit]

The Festival of the Verge dels Dolors takes place every year and includes a religious procession. This celebration is more than 300 years old.

Sports[edit]

The village has one of the most important Motocross facilities in the south of Europe. The Circuit de Motocros de Catalunya held many national and international competitions in the past.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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