Gavà

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Gavà
Municipality
Ermita de Bruguers
Ermita de Bruguers
Flag of Gavà
Flag
Coat of arms of Gavà
Coat of arms
Gavà is located in Province of Barcelona
Gavà
Gavà
Gavà is located in Spain
Gavà
Gavà
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°18′26″N 2°00′14″E / 41.30722°N 2.00389°E / 41.30722; 2.00389Coordinates: 41°18′26″N 2°00′14″E / 41.30722°N 2.00389°E / 41.30722; 2.00389
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Government
 • Mayor Raquel Sánchez Jiménez (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 30.8 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 46,326
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Website www.gavaciutat.cat
Gavà museum

Gavà (Catalan pronunciation: [ɡəˈβa]) is a municipality in Barcelona Province (Catalonia, Spain), bordering the coast of the Mediterranean Sea between Viladecans and Castelldefels.

Gavà has a beach and two population centers:

  • Gavà: the city proper
  • Gavà Mar (Gavà Sea): a neighborhood by the beachside

Gavà's mayor belongs to the Socialists' Party of Catalonia.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Lycée Français de Gavà Bon Soleil, a French international school, is in the town.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1825 5054 6860 24,213 32,351 44,678

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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