Coordinates: 41°19′N 1°49′E / 41.317°N 1.817°E / 41.317; 1.817

Garraf (Catalan pronunciation: [ɡəˈraf]), better known as El Garraf ([əl ɣəˈraf]), is a comarca (county) in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, northern Spain. It is named after the Garraf Massif.

Garraf
Localització del Garraf.svg
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
CapitalVilanova i la Geltrú
Municipalities
Area
 • Total185.3 km2 (71.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total143,066
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym 
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityVilanova i la Geltrú

The GR 92 long distance footpath, which roughly follows the length of the Mediterranean coast of Spain, has a staging point at Garraf. Stage 21 links northwards to Bruguers, a distance of 15.6 kilometres (9.7 mi), whilst stage 22 links southwards to Vilanova i la Geltrú, a distance of 22.0 kilometres (13.7 mi).[1]

MunicipalitiesEdit

Municipality Population
(2014)[2]
Area
km2[2]
Canyelles 4,345 14.2
Cubelles 14,481 13.5
Olivella 3,609 38.8
Sant Pere de Ribes 29,339 40.8
Sitges 28,171 43.8
Vilanova i la Geltrú 65,941 34.0
• Total: 6 145,886 185.1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GR 92: Sender de la Mediterrània" [GR 92: Mediterranian Path]. www.catalunya.com (in Catalan). Archived from the original on 7 November 2022. Retrieved 7 November 2022.
  2. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres". Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya. Retrieved 2015-05-25.

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