Castellet i la Gornal

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Castellet i la Gornal
Municipality
Castle of Castellet and the Hermitage of St. Peter.
Castle of Castellet and the Hermitage of St. Peter.
Flag of Castellet i la Gornal
Flag
Coat of arms of Castellet i la Gornal
Coat of arms
Castellet i la Gornal is located in Province of Barcelona
Castellet i la Gornal
Castellet i la Gornal
Castellet i la Gornal is located in Spain
Castellet i la Gornal
Castellet i la Gornal
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°15′11″N 1°35′31″E / 41.253°N 1.592°E / 41.253; 1.592
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Alt Penedès
Government
 • Mayor Miguel Delgado Almansa (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 47.5 km2 (18.3 sq mi)
Elevation 137 m (449 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 2,237
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castelletenc
Postal code 08058
Website www.castelletilagornal.net

Castellet i la Gornal is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Penedès in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the valley of the Foix river at the point where it crosses the Coastal Range. The river is dammed to form the Foix reservoir. The ajuntament (town hall) is in La Gornal. The municipality is served by the N-340 road, and by a local road to Vilanova i la Geltrú.

Population is dispersed among the villages of La Gornal, Les Cassettes, Castellet, Torrelletes, Les Masuques, Clariana, Sant Marçal i Masies de Sant Marçal, Rocallisa, Valldemar, Els Rosers, La Creu i els Àngels, and Trencarroques.

Castellet i la Gornal became part of the Alt Penedès in the comarcal revision of 1990: previously it formed part of the Garraf.

Notable people[edit]

Singer Marina Rossell was born in the village of La Gornal.[3]

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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