Roquetes, Tarragona

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Roquetes
Municipality
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
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Baix Ebre
Government
 • Mayor Francesc A. Gas Ferré (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 136.9 km2 (52.9 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 8,287
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal code 43520
Website roquetes.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

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