Isona i Conca Dellà

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Isona i Conca Dellà
Santa Maria de Covet church
Santa Maria de Covet church
Flag of Isona i Conca Dellà
Flag
Coat of arms of Isona i Conca Dellà
Coat of arms
Isona i Conca Dellà is located in Catalonia
Isona i Conca Dellà
Isona i Conca Dellà
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°7′12″N 1°2′53″E / 42.12000°N 1.04806°E / 42.12000; 1.04806Coordinates: 42°7′12″N 1°2′53″E / 42.12000°N 1.04806°E / 42.12000; 1.04806
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaPallars Jussà
Government
 • MayorConstantí Aranda Farrero (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total139.4 km2 (53.8 sq mi)
Elevation
659 m (2,162 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,028
 • Density7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Isonenc, isonenca
Websiteisona.cat

Isona i Conca Dellà is a municipality in the comarca of the Pallars Jussà in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the valley of the Conques river in the south-east of the comarca. It was formed in 1970 by the fusion of the following municipalities: Isona, Basturs, Benavent de la Conca, Biscarri, Conques, Covet, Gramenet, Llordà, Masos de Sant Martí, Montodó, Orcau i Figuerola d'Orcau, Sant Romà d'Abella and Siall. The town hall is in Isona. The municipality is served by the C-1412 road between Artesa de Segre and Tremp, and is linked to Coll de Nargó by the L-511. It includes a small exclave to the south.

The church of Santa Maria in Covet and Llordà castle are protected historico-artistic monuments.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality of Isona and Conca Dellà is formed of fourteen villages. Populations are given as of 2005:

  • Basturs (40), three kilometres south-east of Orcau
  • Benavent de la Conca (26), at the foot of a 200 m hill of conglomerate
  • Biscarri (53), at the foot of the Moles range at the edge of the Tremp basin
  • Conques (98)
  • Covet (5)
  • Figuerola d'Orcau (181)
  • Gramenet (1)
  • Isona (619)
  • Llordà (10)
  • Els Masos de Sant Martí
  • Montadó (3)
  • Orcau (18)
  • Sant Romà d'Abella (89)
  • Siall (6)

Demography[edit]

Populations from before 1970 are the totals of the populations of the former municipalities.

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
3522 2695 2257 1615 1502 1153

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament d'Isona i Conca Dellà". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Isona i Conca Dellà". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  • 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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