Pardines, Girona

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Pardines
Municipality
Skyline of Pardines
Flag of Pardines
Flag
Coat of arms of Pardines
Coat of arms
Location of Pardines
Coordinates: 42°18′49″N 2°12′55″E / 42.31361°N 2.21528°E / 42.31361; 2.21528Coordinates: 42°18′49″N 2°12′55″E / 42.31361°N 2.21528°E / 42.31361; 2.21528
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Ripollès
Government
 • Mayor Núria Pérez Desel (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 31.0 km2 (12.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,226 m (4,022 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 155
 • Density 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Website www.pardines.cat
Sant Esteve

Pardines (Catalan pronunciation: [pərˈðinəs]) is a municipality in the comarca of Ripollès, province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

The highest point in the municipality is Puig Cerverís (2,202 m). The municipality is bordered on the north by Queralbs and Vilallonga de Ter, on the east and south by Ogassa, and on the west by Ribes de Freser and Queralbs.

History[edit]

The name Pardines has its origins in the name parietinas, which means "building ruins." It is first documented in 839, in the act of consecration of Sant Ot d'Urgell. It was a possession of the counts of Cerdanya, the nobility of Sales, the monastery of Sant Martí de Canigó, and the counts of Barcelona.

Demographic evolution[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1981 1986 2006
476 448 357 193 130 118 149

Sights[edit]

  • Church of Santa Magdalena
  • Church of Sant Esteve
  • Chapel of Santa Magdalena
  • Chapel of Sant Martí
  • Chapel of the Roser

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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