Sant Feliu Sasserra

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Sant Feliu Sasserra
Municipality
Cal Nons as seen from Les Cases Noves
Cal Nons as seen from Les Cases Noves
Flag of Sant Feliu Sasserra
Flag
Coat of arms of Sant Feliu Sasserra
Coat of arms
Map showing location within Bages
Map showing location within Bages
Sant Feliu Sasserra is located in Catalonia
Sant Feliu Sasserra
Sant Feliu Sasserra
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°56′47″N 02°01′23″E / 41.94639°N 2.02306°E / 41.94639; 2.02306Coordinates: 41°56′47″N 02°01′23″E / 41.94639°N 2.02306°E / 41.94639; 2.02306
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Bages
Government
 • Mayor Joan Ramon Soler Obradors (2015)[1] (ERC)
Area[2]
 • Total 22.4 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Elevation 617 m (2,024 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 626
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Santfeliuenc, santfeliuenca, feliuenc, feliuenca
Website www.santfeliusasserra.cat

Sant Feliu Sasserra is a municipality in the extreme north-east of the comarca of Bages, in Catalonia. It is also within the natural comarca of Lluçanès.

The municipality's name has its origins in several features of the town. It is named Sant Feliu after a primitive church erected atop a rock named the roca d'en Feliu, or "Felix's Rock". The main road through the municipality, which connected Prats de Lluçanès with Artés in Bages, followed the area's hilly natural contours along a ridge, hence Sasserra.

The municipality surrounds an exclave of Oristà.

Although the municipality lies within the natural region of Lluçanès, it voted in 2015 not to join a proposed new comarca of that name.[3]

Sites of interest[edit]

  • Casa del Consell, in the Gothic style, former seat of the sotsvegueria of Lluçanès.
  • Church of Sant Feliu, in the gothic style, with a Romanesque vestibule.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2009
559 691 672 591 641

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Sant Feliu Sasserra". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Sant Feliu Sasserra". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23. 
  3. ^ "El Lluçanès serà la comarca número 43 de Catalunya: el 'sí' guanya en vuit dels 13 municipis". Ara (newspaper). 2015-07-26. Retrieved 2015-07-27. 

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