Roquetes, Tarragona

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Roquetes
Roquetes parish church
Roquetes parish church
Coat of arms of Roquetes
Coat of arms
Roquetes is located in Catalonia
Roquetes
Roquetes
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 40°49′21″N 0°30′14″E / 40.82250°N 0.50389°E / 40.82250; 0.50389Coordinates: 40°49′21″N 0°30′14″E / 40.82250°N 0.50389°E / 40.82250; 0.50389
CountrySpain
CommunityCatalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaBaix Ebre
Government
 • MayorFrancesc A. Gas Ferré (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total136.9 km2 (52.9 sq mi)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total8,287
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal code
43520
Websiteroquetes.cat

Roquetes is a municipality in the comarca of Baix Ebre, in the province of Tarragona, in Catalonia, Spain. According to the 2013 census,[3] the municipality has a population of 8,297 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on the eastern side of the Ports de Tortosa-Beseit. A great part of its municipal territory is located in the Els Ports Natural Park, including many important peaks of the Ports de Tortosa-Beseit Range, such as Mont Caro and Castell de l'Airosa.[4]

Roquetes with the Els Ports Massif in the background

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Roquetes". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Roquetes". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)
  4. ^ Pàgina web de l'Ajuntament

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