Cassà de la Selva

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Cassà de la Selva
Municipality
St. Martin's parish church, Cassà de la Selva
St. Martin's parish church, Cassà de la Selva
Coat of arms of Cassà de la Selva
Coat of arms
Cassà de la Selva is located in Province of Girona
Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva is located in Spain
Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°53′21″N 2°52′38″E / 41.88917°N 2.87722°E / 41.88917; 2.87722Coordinates: 41°53′21″N 2°52′38″E / 41.88917°N 2.87722°E / 41.88917; 2.87722
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Gironès
Government
 • Mayor Martí Vallès Prats (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 45.2 km2 (17.5 sq mi)
Elevation 137 m (449 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 9,922
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cassanenc, cassanenca
Website www.cassa.cat

Cassà de la Selva is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, It is linked to Girona and to the Baix Empordà by the C-65 road. During the 20th century it was known for the production of cork and derived articles. With an increasing population of 9,200 citizens, this municipality is located 12 km south of Girona and 20 km west of the Mediterranean sea.

Transport[edit]

The nearest train station is at Caldes de Malavella (8 km), and the Girona-Costa Brava Airport is at 10 km. There is a bus line that connects this town with Girona and Costa Brava towns such as Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Platja d'Aro or Palamós.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2006
4969 5058 4665 6120 7100 8780

Town twinning[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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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