Llobregat Delta

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Natural Areas of the Llobregat Delta
Espais Naturals del Delta del Llobregat (in Catalan)
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Map showing the location of Natural Areas of the Llobregat Delta
Map showing the location of Natural Areas of the Llobregat Delta
Location of the delta in Catalonia
Location Province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Coordinates 41°18′10″N 2°7′55″E / 41.30278°N 2.13194°E / 41.30278; 2.13194Coordinates: 41°18′10″N 2°7′55″E / 41.30278°N 2.13194°E / 41.30278; 2.13194
Area 923 ha
Governing body Generalitat de Catalunya
www.deltallobregat.cat?lang=en

The Llobregat Delta (Catalan: Delta del Llobregat) is the delta of the Llobregat river, located near the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, northeastern Spain. The current delta has been altered by farming, urban development, industrialisation and transport infrastructures such as the Port of Barcelona and the Barcelona El Prat Airport.

The Natural Areas of the Llobregat Delta[edit]

The Natural Areas of the Llobregat Delta (Catalan: Espais Naturals del Delta del Llobregat) is a network of protected areas established in 1987 that belongs to the municipalities of El Prat de Llobregat, Viladecans, Gavà and Sant Boi de Llobregat. It encompasses more than 900 hectares over the right margin of the river that have been declared a Special Protection Area as a designation under the European Union Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Delta, Natural areas". Consortium of the Natural Areas of Delta del Llobregat. deltallobregat.cat. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Llobregat delta". Consortium of the Natural Areas of Delta del Llobregat. deltallobregat.cat. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 

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