Margalef

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Margalef
Margalef.jpg
Margalef is located in Catalonia
Margalef
Margalef
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°17′7″N 0°45′15″E / 41.28528°N 0.75417°E / 41.28528; 0.75417Coordinates: 41°17′7″N 0°45′15″E / 41.28528°N 0.75417°E / 41.28528; 0.75417
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaPriorat
Government
 • mayorJoaquim Vila Gibert (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total34.7 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Elevation
379 m (1,243 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total94
 • Density2.7/km2 (7.0/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Margalefà, margalefana
Websitemargalef.org
Margalef nature
Rocks and climbing routes in Margalef
Climbing at Margalef
Forat hold on a Conglomerate rock in Margalef

Margalef is a village in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the edge of Montsant and is a popular ecotourism destination, especially among rock climbers. The rock type is conglomerate and it has more than 500 climbing routes of different grades, from 4 to 9b.[4][5] Many of the buildings in the village are also built on conglomerate formations.

Margalef's important economic activity is agriculture, mainly producing olives, almonds, and fruits.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Margalef". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Margalef". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  4. ^ http://www.planetmountain.com/english/rock/crags/falesia.html?idfalesia=106
  5. ^ http://www.rockfax.com/databases/results_crag.html?id=122

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