Saldes

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Saldes
Municipality
Pedraforca from the belfry of Saldes
Pedraforca from the belfry of Saldes
Saldes is located in Province of Barcelona
Saldes
Saldes
Saldes is located in Spain
Saldes
Saldes
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°14′N 1°44′E / 42.233°N 1.733°E / 42.233; 1.733Coordinates: 42°14′N 1°44′E / 42.233°N 1.733°E / 42.233; 1.733
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Berguedà
Government
 • Mayor Moisès Masanas López (2015)[1] (Tots Som Poble-AM)
Area[2]
 • Total 66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation 1,215 m (3,986 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 283
 • Density 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Saldenc, Saldenca
Website saldes.cat

Saldes is a municipality in the comarca of the Berguedà in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the foot of the Pedraforca mountain (2497 m) in the north of the comarca. Deposits of lignite are extracted commercially. The village is linked to Guardiola de Berguedà by a local road. The monastery Sant Sebastià del Sull is located in Saldes.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
369 582 864 405 339 336

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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