La Llacuna

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La Llacuna
La Llacuna
La Llacuna
Coat of arms of La Llacuna
Coat of arms
La Llacuna is located in Province of Barcelona
La Llacuna
La Llacuna
Location in Catalonia
La Llacuna is located in Spain
La Llacuna
La Llacuna
La Llacuna (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°28′27″N 1°32′3″E / 41.47417°N 1.53417°E / 41.47417; 1.53417Coordinates: 41°28′27″N 1°32′3″E / 41.47417°N 1.53417°E / 41.47417; 1.53417
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceFlag of Barcelona province(official).svg Barcelona
ComarcaAnoia
Government
 • MayorJosep Parera Tort (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total52.2 km2 (20.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total863
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Websitewww.lallacuna.cat

La Llacuna is a municipality of 884 inhabitants (2003), located in the comarca of Anoia, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

It is a tourist town; nearby destinations include Igualada, the Vilafranca del Penedès wine route, and the Monastery of Montserrat.

Geography[edit]

The town's altitude is 615 m, and the municipality has a surface area of 52,49 km².

Annual events[edit]

Annual events include the Potada, whose date varies, but is usually in April; Aplec del Castell on the last Sunday of May; Fira de Sant Andreu on the first Sunday of December, and the pessebre vivent (living crib), a full-scale, live tableau of scenes from Bethlehem at the time of the birth of Jesus, on the second or third Sunday in December.[4]

Food[edit]

A local specialty is carquinyolis, a type of cookie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de la Llacuna". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: La Llacuna". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Pessebre Vivent la Llacuna" (in Catalan).

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