Vallbona de les Monges

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Vallbona de les Monges
Municipality
The monastery
The monastery
Flag of Vallbona de les Monges
Flag
Coat of arms of Vallbona de les Monges
Coat of arms
Vallbona de les Monges is located in Catalonia
Vallbona de les Monges
Vallbona de les Monges
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°31′37″N 1°05′26″E / 41.52694°N 1.09056°E / 41.52694; 1.09056Coordinates: 41°31′37″N 1°05′26″E / 41.52694°N 1.09056°E / 41.52694; 1.09056
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Urgell
Government
 • mayor Ramon Bergadà Benet (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 34.1 km2 (13.2 sq mi)
Elevation 481 m (1,578 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 262
 • Density 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vallboní, vallbonina
Website vallbona.ddl.net

Vallbona de les Monges (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌbaʎˈβɔnə ðə ɫəz ˈmɔɲʒəs]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Urgell in Catalonia, Spain. It is located at the southern end of the comarca, north of the Serra del Tallat, Catalan Pre-Coastal Range, where many wind turbines have been installed.

The town has the most important convent in Catalonia, the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona, belonging to the Order of Cistercians. The main income is derived from wine and olive oil production, as well as some cattle. There is a little tourism, but not enough to significantly lift the economy of the area.

Villages[edit]

Vallbona de les Monges, 157

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1034 1084 921 395 n/a 247

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