Montornès del Vallès

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Montornès del Vallès
Municipality
Montornès
Montornès
Flag of Montornès del Vallès
Flag
Coat of arms of Montornès del Vallès
Coat of arms
Montornès del Vallès is located in Province of Barcelona
Montornès del Vallès
Montornès del Vallès
Montornès del Vallès is located in Spain
Montornès del Vallès
Montornès del Vallès
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°32′N 2°16′E / 41.533°N 2.267°E / 41.533; 2.267Coordinates: 41°32′N 2°16′E / 41.533°N 2.267°E / 41.533; 2.267
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Flag of Barcelona province(official).svg Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Oriental
Government
 • Mayor Jose Antonio Montero Dominguez (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 16,217
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Website www.montornes.cat

Montornès del Vallès is a municipality in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 10.2 square kilometres (3.9 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 16,217.[2]

History[edit]

The Battle of Montornès (ca) was one of the battles of the Second War of the Remences, and occurred here on January 4, 1485. It pitted the Remensas headed by Pere Joan Sala against the army of the Diputació del General of Catalonia (ca) commanded by the Viceroy of Catalonia (ca; es) Pere Anton de Rocacrespa (ca), resulting in a victory for the Remensas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Montornès del Vallès". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres: Montornès del Vallès". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23. 
  3. ^ Valls i Taberner, Ferran; Soldevila, Ferran (2002). Història de Catalunya. Biblioteca Serra d'Or 296. L'Abadia de Montserrat. p. 326. ISBN 978-84-8415-434-1. OCLC 249209990. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 

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