Espinelves

Espinelves is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the Guilleries in the east of the comarca. Forestry is the main economic activity of the municipality, particularly the cultivation of the local species Abies masjoanensis for Christmas trees. The Romanesque church of Sant Vincenç d'Espinelves dates from the 11th and 12th centuries. The village is linked to Arbúcies and to Vic by the GI-543 road.

Espinelves
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Flag of Espinelves
Flag
Coat of arms of Espinelves
Coat of arms
Espinelves is located in Province of Barcelona
Espinelves
Espinelves
Location in Catalonia
Espinelves is located in Spain
Espinelves
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Espinelves (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°52′16″N 2°25′5″E / 41.87111°N 2.41806°E / 41.87111; 2.41806Coordinates: 41°52′16″N 2°25′5″E / 41.87111°N 2.41806°E / 41.87111; 2.41806
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaOsona
Government
 • MayorJoan Manel Claveria Regales (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation
752 m (2,467 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total206
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Espinelvenc, espinelvenca
Websitewww.espinelves.cat

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
421 481 445 296 240 183

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament d'Espinelves". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Espinelves". 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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