El Vendrell

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El Vendrell
Municipality
El Vendrell
El Vendrell
Coat of arms of El Vendrell
Coat of arms
El Vendrell is located in Spain
El Vendrell
El Vendrell
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°13′13″N 1°32′05″E / 41.22028°N 1.53472°E / 41.22028; 1.53472Coordinates: 41°13′13″N 1°32′05″E / 41.22028°N 1.53472°E / 41.22028; 1.53472
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Baix Penedès
Area
 • Total 36.43 km2 (14.07 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 36,068
 • Density 990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

El Vendrell is a Spanish town located in Tarragona, Catalonia, in the wine-growing region of Penedès. It is wedged between the Mediterranean and the coastal range. El Vendrell is the capital of the Baix Penedès comarca and a tourist spot, with the beaches of Barri Marítim de Coma-ruga (ca), Sant Salvador and El Vendrell.

It gives name to the Catalan family name "Vendrell".

Notable people from El Vendrell[edit]

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2008
5,103 5,081 5,224 8,903 13,448 n/a

Sport[edit]

The city has a roller hockey team, Club d'Esports Vendrell (ca), one of the most important in Spain, and dispute the main League OK Liga.

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).