Santpedor

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Santpedor
View of Santpedor, with the Hermitage of St. Francis on the left.
View of Santpedor, with the Hermitage of St. Francis on the left.
Flag of Santpedor
Flag
Coat of arms of Santpedor
Coat of arms
Santpedor is located in Province of Barcelona
Santpedor
Santpedor
Location in Catalonia
Santpedor is located in Catalonia
Santpedor
Santpedor
Santpedor (Catalonia)
Santpedor is located in Spain
Santpedor
Santpedor
Santpedor (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°47′1″N 1°50′21″E / 41.78361°N 1.83917°E / 41.78361; 1.83917Coordinates: 41°47′1″N 1°50′21″E / 41.78361°N 1.83917°E / 41.78361; 1.83917
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBages
Government
 • MayorXavier Codina Casas (2015)[1] (ERC)
Area
 • Total16.6 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Elevation
336 m (1,102 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total7,532
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santpedorenc
Websitesantpedor.cat

Santpedor (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌsampəˈðo]) is a municipality and town in the comarca of Bages, central Catalonia. It is located north of Manresa, the flattest sector of Bages. Sights include the Romanesque-Gothic church of St. Peter, and the Hermitage of St. Francis.

Notable natives of Santpedor include Sandra Sangiao, the voice of the Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra (BGKO) and Josep Guardiola, former football player and current manager of Manchester City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Santpedor". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Santpedor". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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