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Calaceite (Spanish: [kalaˈθeite]) or Calaceit (Catalan: [kələˈsɛjt]) is a municipality located in the Matarraña comarca, province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 1,145 inhabitants.

Calaceite/Calaceit
Official seal of Calaceite/Calaceit
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Calaceite is located in Spain
Calaceite
Coordinates: 41°1′N 0°12′E / 41.017°N 0.200°E / 41.017; 0.200Coordinates: 41°1′N 0°12′E / 41.017°N 0.200°E / 41.017; 0.200
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceTeruel
MunicipalityCalaceite/Calaceit
Area
 • Total81 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation511 m (1,677 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total1,145
 • Density14.1/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

There are many ancient buildings of great architectural value in the town, as well as the ruins of an ancient Iberian village at Sant Antoni. This town is considered by Catalans a part of La Franja region of Aragon.

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DemographicsEdit

Calaceite has 1,132 inhabitants (INE 2008).

YearPop.±%
19002,641—    
19203,027+14.6%
19401,930−36.2%
19601,742−9.7%
19811,432−17.8%
20001,193−16.7%
20061,143−4.2%
Source: INE (Spain)

GastronomyEdit

The flaonets de Calaceit (flaonets, Catalan: little flaons) are small flaons made in Calaceite. They are small pastries filled with pumpkin jam and honey.[1] The flaonets were one of the traditional pastries fondly remembered by painter Salvador Dalí.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lluís Gimeno Betí, De lexicografía valenciana, in De las ciencias auxiliares de la Historia a la cultura escrita ed. by Francisco M. Gimeno Blay, 1999, Publicacions de la Universitat de València, ISBN 978-84-370-3931-2
  2. ^ Jaume Fàbrega, Dalícies: a taula amb Salvador Dalí, Cossetània Edicions ISBN 84-9791-001-X

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