Alt Maestrat

Alt Maestrat (Valencian pronunciation: [ˈalt maesˈtɾat]; Spanish: Alto Maestrazgo) is a comarca in the province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain.

Alt Maestrat
Localització de l'Alt Maestrat respecte del País Valencià.png
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceCastellón
CapitalAlbocàsser
Municipalities
Area
 • Total663.16 km2 (256.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total6,657
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Demonym(s) 
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityVillafranca del Cid/Vilafranca

MunicipalitiesEdit

The comarca of Alt Maestrat is composed of nine municipalities, listed below with their populations at the 2001 and 2011 Censuses, and according to the most recent official estimates (for 1 January 2019):

 

Name Population
(2001)
[2]
Population
(2011)
[3]
Population
(2019)
[4]
Albocàsser 1,353 1,385 1,241
Ares del Maestrat 235 212 186
Benassal 1,374 1,223 1,068
Catí 850 829 721
Culla 733 609 495
Tírig 549 519 419
La Torre d'En Besora 190 176 158
Vilar de Canes 183 187 169
Vilafranca 2,570 2,479 2,200
Totals 8,037 7,619 6,657

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official estimate as at 1 January 2019: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  2. ^ Census of 1 November 2001: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  3. ^ Census of 1 November 2011: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  4. ^ Official estimate as at 1 January 2019: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.

Coordinates: 40°21′23″N 0°01′31″E / 40.35639°N 0.02528°E / 40.35639; 0.02528