Ginestar

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Ginestar
Municipality
Ginestar stmarti.jpg
Flag of Ginestar
Flag
Coat of arms of Ginestar
Coat of arms
Ginestar is located in Catalonia
Ginestar
Ginestar
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°2′37″N 0°38′5″E / 41.04361°N 0.63472°E / 41.04361; 0.63472Coordinates: 41°2′37″N 0°38′5″E / 41.04361°N 0.63472°E / 41.04361; 0.63472
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Bandera actual de la provincia de Tarragona.svg Tarragona
Comarca Ribera d'Ebre
Government
 • Mayor Concepció Pujol Sarroca (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 15.8 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 819
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Website www.ginestar.cat

Ginestar is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera d'Ebre in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.

This traditional Catalan village with a population of around 800 people still retains many of its traditions and farming methods, and its broad and narrow streets are lined with traditional Catalan houses.

Located only a short distance from the river Ebro, this is also becoming a popular destination for anglers from all over Europe.

Crops grown in this area are mostly vines, olives and almonds; soft fruits are also grown and the village is alive in the summer months with farmers gathering their crops and preparing them for transport to the wholesalers.

There are several fiestas in Ginestar, which usually commence in April and continue through till November, when the village celebrates its patron saint's day, Sant Martí.

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