Cantallops

Cantallops is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated below the Albera Range, and is linked to La Jonquera by the GI-601 road.

Cantallops
Entrance to the village
Entrance to the village
Flag of Cantallops
Coat of arms of Cantallops
Cantallops is located in Province of Girona
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Location in Catalonia
Cantallops is located in Spain
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Cantallops (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°25′28″N 2°55′34″E / 42.42444°N 2.92611°E / 42.42444; 2.92611Coordinates: 42°25′28″N 2°55′34″E / 42.42444°N 2.92611°E / 42.42444; 2.92611
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaAlt Empordà
Government
 • MayorJoan Sabartés Olivet (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total19.6 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total313
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cantallobenc, cantallobenca
Websitewww.cantallops.cat

The town originated around the ancient Cantallops castle, documented since the 13th century. Currently, only partial remains remain, a fragment of the wall and a single tower that, in the 19th century, was converted into a bell tower of the parochial church of Sant Esteve.[4]

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
731 571 461 414 259 295

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Cantallops". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Cantallops". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  4. ^ "Història | Web oficial de l'Ajuntament de Cantallops". www.cantallops.cat (in Catalan). Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  • 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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