Josa i Tuixén

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Josa i Tuixén
St. James's church, Tuixén
St. James's church, Tuixén
Flag of Josa i Tuixén
Coat of arms of Josa i Tuixén
Coat of arms
Josa i Tuixén is located in Catalonia
Josa i Tuixén
Josa i Tuixén
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°13′59″N 1°34′5″E / 42.23306°N 1.56806°E / 42.23306; 1.56806Coordinates: 42°13′59″N 1°34′5″E / 42.23306°N 1.56806°E / 42.23306; 1.56806
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Alt Urgell
 • Mayor Marta Poch Massegú (2015)[1]
 • Total 68.2 km2 (26.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,206 m (3,957 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 128
 • Density 1.9/km2 (4.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s) josenc, josenca
tuixentí, tuixentina

Josa i Tuixén or Josa i Tuixent is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Urgell in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the southern side of the Pyrenean range of Serra del Cadí in the east of the comarca. The ajuntament (town hall) is located in Tuixén. Local roads link the municipality with La Seu d'Urgell and with Sant Llorenç de Morunys. It is a centre for Nordic skiing.


As the name suggests, the municipality of Josa i Tuixén comprises two villages that were two independent municipalities until 1973. Populations are given as of 2013:


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
537 356 288 180 134 172


  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Josa i Tuixén". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Josa i Tuixén". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  • 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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