La Pobla de Claramunt

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La Pobla de Claramunt
Municipality
Avinguda Catalunya
Avinguda Catalunya
Flag of La Pobla de Claramunt
Flag
Coat of arms of La Pobla de Claramunt
Coat of arms
La Pobla de Claramunt is located in Province of Barcelona
La Pobla de Claramunt
La Pobla de Claramunt
Location in Catalonia
La Pobla de Claramunt is located in Spain
La Pobla de Claramunt
La Pobla de Claramunt
La Pobla de Claramunt (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°33′16″N 1°40′47″E / 41.55444°N 1.67972°E / 41.55444; 1.67972Coordinates: 41°33′16″N 1°40′47″E / 41.55444°N 1.67972°E / 41.55444; 1.67972
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaAnoia
Government
 • MayorSantiago Broch Miquel (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total18.5 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Elevation246 m (807 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total2,186
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pobletà, pobletana
Websitewww.lapobladeclaramunt.cat

La Pobla de Claramunt is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the edge of the Òdena Basin at the entrance to the Capellades Gorge. The town is dominated by Claramunt castle, on a hilltop some 150 m above the modern settlement: the castle was, with Castellbell castle, one of the main points of control of access to the Llobregat valley and hence to Barcelona. With neighbouring Capellades, La Pobla de Claramunt is an important centre for paper manufacture. It is served by a station on the FGC railway line R6 from Barcelona and Martorell to Igualada and by the C-244 road from Igualada to Vilafranca del Penedès.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1074 1121 1049 1518 1685 2193

Subdivisions[edit]

Five outlying villages are included in the municipality of La Pobla de Claramunt (Populations as of 2005):

  • Els Vivencs (45)
  • Barri de l'Estació (629)
  • Les Garrigues (116)
  • Els Masets (4)
  • La Rata (50)
  • El Xaró (155)
  • Les Cases Noves
  • Les Figueres

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de la Pobla de Claramunt". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: La Pobla de Claramunt". 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).

External links[edit]


Autoritat del Transport Metropolità
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Line R6
Barcelona
(Plaça d'Espanya)
La Pobla de Claramunt Igualada