Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant

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Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
Municipality
Hospitalet de l'Infant - Hospital Medieval de l'Infant Pere 1.jpg
Flag of Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
Flag
Coat of arms of Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
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Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant is located in Catalonia
Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°01′12″N 0°49′52″E / 41.020°N 0.831°E / 41.020; 0.831Coordinates: 41°01′12″N 0°49′52″E / 41.020°N 0.831°E / 41.020; 0.831
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Baix Camp
Government
 • Mayor Alfons García Rodríguez (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 102.7 km2 (39.7 sq mi)
Elevation 281 m (922 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 6,047
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vandellossenc, vandellossenca
Website vandellos-hospitalet.cat

Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant (Catalan pronunciation: [bəndəˈʎɔz i ɫuspitəˈɫɛd də ɫimˈfan]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Camp in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the south-west of the comarca, between the Serra de Llaberia range and the coast. The town of Vandellòs is some 15 km inland, connected with the AP-7 autopista and the N-340 road (which run near to the coast) by the C-44 road. The town of L'Hospitalet de l'Infant is on the coast, and is an important tourist centre: it is served by a station on the RENFE railway line between Tarragona and Valencia.

History[edit]

In medieval times the town was part of the Barony of Entença.

Nuclear power stations[edit]

The nuclear power stations Vandellòs I and II are situated on the coast near l'Hospitalet de l'Infant.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2722 2336 1936 2394 4338 5420

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References[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).

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