Capafonts

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Capafonts
Church
Church
Capafonts is located in Catalonia
Capafonts
Capafonts
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°17′51″N 1°1′42″E / 41.29750°N 1.02833°E / 41.29750; 1.02833Coordinates: 41°17′51″N 1°1′42″E / 41.29750°N 1.02833°E / 41.29750; 1.02833
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBandera actual de la provincia de Tarragona.svg Tarragona
ComarcaBaix Camp
Government
 • MayorAntoni Marca Ferrús (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total13.4 km2 (5.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total96
 • Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Websitewww.capafonts.cat

Capafonts is a village in the province of Tarragona and autonomous community of Catalonia. According to data of 2012 its population was of 121 inhabitants.

Also called Capafons, with traditional spelling, the place name derives from the Latin Capite fontium, "head of the fountains".[4] A total of 53 fountains were recorded, most notably Font de la Llódriga, which never dried.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Capafonts". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Capafonts". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  4. ^ Bofarull i Terrades, Manuel. Origen dels noms geogràfics de Catalunya: Pobles, rius, muntanyes, etc.. Barcelona: Millà, 1991, p.65. ISBN 84-7304-186-0.
  5. ^ Diego López Bonillo "Les fonts de Capafonts-1" in Quaderns de Capafonts, núm. 2 (4-VII-2004), p. 10, Quaderns de Capafonts, núm. 2

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