Verges, Catalonia

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Verges
Municipality
Verges seen from the air
Verges seen from the air
Flag of Verges
Flag
Coat of arms of Verges
Coat of arms
Verges is located in Province of Girona
Verges
Verges
Verges is located in Spain
Verges
Verges
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°3′49″N 3°02′52″E / 42.06361°N 3.04778°E / 42.06361; 3.04778
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Baix Empordà
Government
 • mayor Ignasi Sabater Poch (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 9.7 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 1,195
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vergelità, vergelitana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 17211
Website www.verges.cat

Verges is a Spanish municipality in the Province of Girona, in Catalonia.

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The town is famous for its Dansa de la Mort celebrations every Holy Thursday, probably the last remaining Dance of Death in Europe, performed uninterruptedly since the Middle Ages.

Among the notable citizens born in Verges are:

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