Martorelles

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Martorelles
Municipal council square
Municipal council square
Flag of Martorelles
Flag
Coat of arms of Martorelles
Coat of arms
Martorelles is located in Province of Barcelona
Martorelles
Martorelles
Location in Catalonia
Martorelles is located in Spain
Martorelles
Martorelles
Martorelles (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°31′48″N 2°14′20″E / 41.53°N 2.239°E / 41.53; 2.239Coordinates: 41°31′48″N 2°14′20″E / 41.53°N 2.239°E / 41.53; 2.239
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceFlag of Barcelona province(official).svg Barcelona
ComarcaVallès Oriental
Government
 • MayorMarc Candela Callado (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total4,794
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Websitewww.martorelles.cat

Martorelles is a municipality in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 3.6 square kilometres (1.4 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 4,783.[2]

It was in Martorelles that motorcycle ace Ricardo Tormo crashed and shattered his leg in 1984 during practice for a race, ending his career. A car had gotten into the unrestricted area in a closed-off industrial estate in which his Derbi team was practising, and he hit the car.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Martorelles". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres: Martorelles". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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