Ports (comarca)

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Ports
Location in Aragon.
Location in Aragon.
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceCastellón
CapitalMorella
Municipalities
Area
 • Total908.09 km2 (350.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total4,400
 • Density4.8/km2 (13/sq mi)
Demonym(s) 
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityMorella

Ports (Valencian pronunciation: [ˈpɔɾts]) is a comarca in the province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain. It mostly overlaps the historical comarca known as Ports de Morella (Spanish: Los Puertos de Morella), except for the municipal areas surrounding Catí and Vilafranca that were excluded from the present-day Ports comarca.

Municipalities[edit]

The comarca is composed of thirteen municipalities, tabled below with their popiulations at the 2001 and 2011 Censuses, and according to the most recent official estimates (for 1 January 2019):

Municipalities of Ports
Name Population
(2001)
[2]
Population
(2011)
[3]
Population
(2019)
[4]
Castellfort 230 234 183
Cinctorres 502 473 391
Forcall 558 520 465
Herbés (Herbers) 90 57 42
La Mata de Morella 166 199 166
Morella 2,715 2,668 2,430
Olocau del Rey 138 131 119
Palanques 24 31 30
Portell de Morella 260 228 197
Todolella 138 140 155
Vallibona 90 99 69
Villores 61 49 39
Zorita del Maestrazgo (Sorita de Morella) 137 145 114
Totals 5,087 4,943 4,400

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official estimate as at 1 January 2019: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  2. ^ Census of 1 November 2001: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  3. ^ Census of 1 November 2011: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  4. ^ Official estimate as at 1 January 2019: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 0°06′35″W / 40.641°N 0.109861°W / 40.641; -0.109861