Sant Quirze del Vallès

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Sant Quirze del Vallès
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Sant Quirze del Vallès
Coat of arms
Sant Quirze del Vallès is located in Catalonia
Sant Quirze del Vallès
Sant Quirze del Vallès
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°32′5″N 2°4′56″E / 41.53472°N 2.08222°E / 41.53472; 2.08222Coordinates: 41°32′5″N 2°4′56″E / 41.53472°N 2.08222°E / 41.53472; 2.08222
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Flag of Barcelona province(official).svg Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Occidental
 • Mayor Elisabeth Oliveras Jorba (2015)[1]
 • Total 14.1 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 19,549
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)

Sant Quirze del Vallès is a town in the comarca of the Vallès Occidental, province of Barcelona, Catalonia.

It is located about 12 miles away from the capital city, Barcelona. Sant Quirze is a residential town populated by approximately 18,000 people, and has grown since the end of the 90s onwards. It shares borders with Sabadell, Rubí, Terrassa and Sant Cugat, among others, which are important towns within the Barcelona area, since they form Catalonia's most important industrial area and probably also Spain's.

Sant Quirze del Vallès is located near the mountain range of the Serra dels Galliners. It has direct access to C58 highway to Barcelona, among others like C58 Manresa and AP7 highway to Girona, Tarragona and Lleida.