La Riba

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La Riba
Municipality
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Coat of arms of La Riba
Coat of arms
La Riba is located in Catalonia
La Riba
La Riba
Coordinates: 41°19′11″N 1°10′44″E / 41.31972°N 1.17889°E / 41.31972; 1.17889
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Alt Camp
Government
 • Mayor Joan de Lapuente Lladó (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 8.0 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Elevation 263 m (863 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 601
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ribetà
Postal code 43450
Website www.riba.altanet.org

La Riba is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Camp, Tarragona, Catalonia, in north-eastern Spain.

The Prades Mountains are located near this municipality. From this foundation in the 12th century, the population has several water mills, for making of flower and paper. The paper industry is still the first economic activity.

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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