Cardedeu

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Cardedeu
Municipality
CardedeuAjuntament.JPG
Flag of Cardedeu
Flag
Coat of arms of Cardedeu
Coat of arms
Cardedeu is located in Province of Barcelona
Cardedeu
Cardedeu
Cardedeu is located in Spain
Cardedeu
Cardedeu
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°38′26″N 2°21′34″E / 41.64056°N 2.35944°E / 41.64056; 2.35944Coordinates: 41°38′26″N 2°21′34″E / 41.64056°N 2.35944°E / 41.64056; 2.35944
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Oriental
Government
 • Mayor Enric Olivé Manté (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation 193 m (633 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 17,698
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cardedeuenc, cardedeuenca
Website cardedeu.cat

Cardedeu (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌkarðəˈðɛw]) is a village in the comarca of Vallès Oriental in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. It is near Granollers, the capital of Vallès Oriental, and it is placed between Serralada Litoral and Montseny.

Cardedeu is a village of medieval origin, with the first written reference known dated in the year 941.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2008
1,533 2,477 2,619 5,017 16,102
Montseny Massif, seen from Cardedeu

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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