Premià de Mar

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Premià de Mar
Catalonia PremiàDeMar Vista.JPG
Coat of arms of Premià de Mar
Coat of arms
Premià de Mar is located in Province of Barcelona
Premià de Mar
Premià de Mar
Premià de Mar is located in Spain
Premià de Mar
Premià de Mar
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°29′31″N 2°21′43″E / 41.49194°N 2.36194°E / 41.49194; 2.36194Coordinates: 41°29′31″N 2°21′43″E / 41.49194°N 2.36194°E / 41.49194; 2.36194
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Maresme
 • Mayor Miquel Buch Moya (2015)[1]
 • Total 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 28,163
 • Density 13,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Premianenc, premianenca
Riera de Premià

Premià de Mar (Catalan pronunciation: [pɾəmiˈa ðə ˈmar]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Maresme in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coast between El Masnou and Vilassar de Mar, to the north-east of Barcelona. The town is both a tourist centre and a dormitory town for Barcelona.

Like almost all municipalities of Maresme, Premià de Mar has been historically very well connected with the rest of the comarca and with Barcelona thanks to old Camí Ral (Royal Way) (actual N-II main road) and railroad (Barcelona-Mataró railroad route (1848) was the first to be constructed in all the Iberian Peninsula). Communications have been enhanced in recent years with the construction (1969) of the C-32's Barcelona-Mataró section, also the first autopista (highway) to be constructed in all the Iberian Peninsula.

The town centre has buildings in a wide range of styles: neoclassical, modernista, noucentista and simply eclectic. The church of Sant Cristòfol has a baroque doorway with maritime motifs.


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2,239 3,380 3,947 11,284 20,069 27,590


  • 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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