La Pobla de Lillet

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La Pobla de Lillet
Municipality
Pobla de Lillet.jpg
La Pobla de Lillet is located in Province of Barcelona
La Pobla de Lillet
La Pobla de Lillet
La Pobla de Lillet is located in Spain
La Pobla de Lillet
La Pobla de Lillet
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°14′38″N 1°58′30″E / 42.244°N 1.975°E / 42.244; 1.975
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Berguedà
Government
 • Mayor Vicenç Linares Clota (2015)[1] (CiU)
Area[2]
 • Total 51.4 km2 (19.8 sq mi)
Elevation 843 m (2,766 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 1,155
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Poblatà
Website www.poblalillet.cat

La Pobla de Lillet is a municipality in the comarca of the Berguedà in Catalonia. It is located in the upper valley of the Llobregat river and is linked to Guardiola de Berguedà by Road B-402.

The town is home to the Artigas Gardens, a park designed by Antoni Gaudí in the 1900s. Other sights include the 15th-century bridge, the Sanctuary of Falgars and remains of the late 13th-century fortress.

Transportation[edit]

Steam locomotive with 600 mm gauge of Ateliers de Construction de la Meuse in Liege (Belgium), 1901

The Ferrocarril Turístic de l'Alt Llobregat is a 600 mm gauge tourist railway that runs from the narrow gauge railway museum at La Pobla de Lillet to the cement museum at Clot del Moro.[3]

References[edit]

  • 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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