Castellar del Riu

Castellar del Riu is a municipality in the comarca of Berguedà, Catalonia, northern Spain. The municipal government is located at Llinars, which is not a village but just a few municipal buildings including a small sports centre.

Castellar del Riu
Pi de les tres branques, considered a symbol of the united Catalan Countries
Pi de les tres branques, considered a symbol of the united Catalan Countries
Coat of arms of Castellar del Riu
Coat of arms
Location in Berguedà
Location in Berguedà
Castellar del Riu is located in Province of Barcelona
Castellar del Riu
Castellar del Riu
Location in Catalonia
Castellar del Riu is located in Spain
Castellar del Riu
Castellar del Riu
Castellar del Riu (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°07′59″N 1°42′36″E / 42.13306°N 1.71000°E / 42.13306; 1.71000
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBerguedà
Government
 • MayorAdrià Solé Giralt (2015)[1] (CiU)
Area
 • Total32.7 km2 (12.6 sq mi)
Elevation
1,234 m (4,049 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total165
 • Density5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castellanenc
Websitecastellardelriu.cat

EconomyEdit

The municipality's economy is principally centered on agriculture, and in particular dryland farming and animal husbandry. There is also small-scale tourism in the municipality, to the Pi de les Tres Branques (a monumental tree which is a popular venue for Catalan nationalist gatherings), and especially the ski station of Rasos de Peguera.

ReferencesEdit

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

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