Ribes de Freser

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Ribes de Freser
Municipality
Estació Ribes Vila.JPG
Coat of arms of Ribes de Freser
Coat of arms
Ribes de Freser is located in Catalonia
Ribes de Freser
Ribes de Freser
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°18′34″N 2°10′17″E / 42.30944°N 2.17139°E / 42.30944; 2.17139Coordinates: 42°18′34″N 2°10′17″E / 42.30944°N 2.17139°E / 42.30944; 2.17139
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Ripollès
Area
 • Total 41.88 km2 (16.17 sq mi)
Elevation 912 m (2,992 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 2,001
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Ribetà, ribetana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Church of Santa Maria and Town Hall

Ribes de Freser (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈriβəz ðə fɾəˈze]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Ripollès in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the confluence of the Freser, Rigard and Segadell rivers, 14 km (8.7 mi) north of Ripoll. It is known for its mineral water, paper manufacture and milk products, and is also an important tourist centre. A rack-railway runs from the town to Queralbs and to the shrine of Núria, through the Vall de Núria. The town is on the communication route from Barcelona to Puigcerdà (N-152 road and RENFE railway line).

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2005
1699 2965 3564 3133 2627 2044

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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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