Calaf

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Calaf
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Coat of arms of Calaf
Coat of arms
Calaf is located in Province of Barcelona
Calaf
Calaf
Location in Catalonia
Calaf is located in Spain
Calaf
Calaf
Calaf (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°44′N 1°31′E / 41.733°N 1.517°E / 41.733; 1.517
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaAnoia
Government
 • MayorJordi Badia Perea (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total9.2 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Elevation
680 m (2,230 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total3,547
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Calafins
Postal code
08280
Websitewww.calaf.cat

Calaf (Catalan pronunciation: [kəˈlaf]) is the main town in the northern portion of the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain, situated on the Calaf Plain. The town holds an important weekly livestock market.

It is served by the main N-II road from Barcelona to Lleida, the RENFE railway line from Manresa to Lleida and the C-1412 road from Igualada to Ponts. Calaf also has an exit from the new C25 that crosses Catalonia from Girona to Lleida. The remains of Calaf castle dominate the town from a hilltop.

Subdivisions[edit]

The village of La Pineda (population (2005): 195) is included within the municipality of Calaf.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Calaf". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Calaf". 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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