Sant Pere de Ribes

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Sant Pere de Ribes
Municipality
A panorama of the town
A panorama of the town
Coat of arms of Sant Pere de Ribes
Coat of arms
Sant Pere de Ribes is located in Catalonia
Sant Pere de Ribes
Sant Pere de Ribes
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°16′N 1°46′E / 41.267°N 1.767°E / 41.267; 1.767
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Garraf
Government
 • Mayor Abigail Garrido Tinta (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 40.8 km2 (15.8 sq mi)
Elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 29,339
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal code 08810
Website www.santperederibes.cat

Sant Pere de Ribes is a town in the center of the Garraf comarca, in Barcelona province, Catalonia, Spain. The remains of a 12th-century castle once ruled by the troubadour Guillem de Ribes are in the town.

Education[edit]

Lycée Français Bel-Air Garraf, a French international school, is in Sant Pere de Ribes.[3]

Culture[edit]

Main festivals include:

  • Festa Major de Sant Pere (June 29)
  • Festa Major de Sant Pau (January 25)
  • Festa Major de Santa Eulàlia (February 12)
  • Festa Major de Sant Joan (June 24)

Sources[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).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Sant Pere de Ribes". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Sant Pere de Ribes". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23. 
  3. ^ "Contact"/"Contacto." Lycée Français Bel Air. Retrieved on February 14, 2016. "Ctra. C-246, km.42 - VILANOVETA 08812 Sant Pere de Ribes BARCELONA – ESPAÑA"

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