La Llacuna

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La Llacuna
Municipality
La Llacuna
La Llacuna
Coat of arms of La Llacuna
Coat of arms
La Llacuna is located in Catalonia
La Llacuna
La Llacuna
Location in Catalonia
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
Province Flag of Barcelona province(official).svg Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
Population (2003)
 • Total 884
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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.[1]

Food[edit]

A local specialty is carquinyolis, a type of cookie.

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