Cassà de la Selva

Cassà de la Selva is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, It is linked to Girona and to the Baix Empordà by the C-65 road. During the 20th century it was known for the production of cork and derived articles. With an increasing population of 9,200 citizens, this municipality is located 12 km south of Girona and 20 km west of the Mediterranean Sea.

Cassà de la Selva
St. Martin's parish church, Cassà de la Selva
St. Martin's parish church, Cassà de la Selva
Coat of arms of Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva is located in Province of Girona
Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva
Location in Catalonia
Cassà de la Selva is located in Spain
Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva
Cassà de la Selva (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°53′21″N 2°52′38″E / 41.88917°N 2.87722°E / 41.88917; 2.87722Coordinates: 41°53′21″N 2°52′38″E / 41.88917°N 2.87722°E / 41.88917; 2.87722
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaGironès
Government
 • MayorMartí Vallès Prats (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total45.2 km2 (17.5 sq mi)
Elevation
137 m (449 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total10,359
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cassanenc, cassanenca
Websitewww.cassa.cat

TransportEdit

The nearest train station is at Caldes de Malavella (8 km), and the Girona-Costa Brava Airport is at 10 km. There is a bus line that connects this town with Girona and Costa Brava towns such as Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Platja d'Aro or Palamós.

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2006
4969 5058 4665 6120 7100 8780

Town twinningEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Cassà de la Selva". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Cassà de la Selva". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  • 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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