Santa Maria de Palautordera

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Santa Maria de Palautordera
Municipality
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Santa Maria de Palautordera
Coat of arms
Santa Maria de Palautordera is located in Province of Barcelona
Santa Maria de Palautordera
Santa Maria de Palautordera
Santa Maria de Palautordera is located in Spain
Santa Maria de Palautordera
Santa Maria de Palautordera
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°41′43″N 2°26′45″E / 41.69528°N 2.44583°E / 41.69528; 2.44583Coordinates: 41°41′43″N 2°26′45″E / 41.69528°N 2.44583°E / 41.69528; 2.44583
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Valles Oriental
Government
 • Alcalde Jordi Xena Ibáñez (2015)[1] (CiU)
Area[2]
 • Total 16.9 km2 (6.5 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 9,103
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Palauenc, Palauenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08460
Official language(s) Catalan
Website smpalautordera.cat

Santa Maria de Palautordera (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsantə məˈɾi.ə ðə pəˌɫawturˈðeɾə]) is a village and municipality in the comarca of Vallès Oriental in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

Geography[edit]

The village is situated in the valley of the River Tordera, at the foot of the Montseny Massif. The vegetation is predominantly pine and oak woods.

Demographics[edit]

The population of Santa Maria de Palautordera as measured by the Town Hall was 9,103 in 2015. The Municipal Population Register[3] has been produced annually since 1998 and demonstrates the change in population:

Year Men Women Total
2013 4,700 4,495 9,195
2008 4,445 4,169 8,614
2003 3,779 3,539 7,318
1998 2,916 2,879 5,795

Transport[edit]

Santa Maria de Palautordera is served by its own station (simply called Palautordera) on the Rodalies de Catalunya regional rail system. The system is currently operated by the Catalan Government.

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Santa Maria de Palautordera is twinned with:

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