La Garriga

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La Garriga
La Garriga (Sant Esteve 2007) 021.jpg
Coat of arms of La Garriga
Coat of arms
La Garriga is located in Catalonia
La Garriga
La Garriga
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°41′N 2°17′E / 41.683°N 2.283°E / 41.683; 2.283Coordinates: 41°41′N 2°17′E / 41.683°N 2.283°E / 41.683; 2.283
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Flag of Barcelona province(official).svg Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Oriental
 • Total 18.8 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,236
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

La Garriga is a municipality in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 18.8 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 15236 people.[1]


The Catalan writer and teacher, Núria Albó, was mayor here in 1979 and she was born here in 1930.[2]

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