La Granadella

La Granadella (pronounced [lə ɣɾənəˈðeʎə]) is a Spanish town in the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is situated in the county of Garrigues, in the province of Lleida.

La Granadella
View of La Granadella, Catalonia.
View of La Granadella, Catalonia.
Flag of La Granadella
Flag
Coat of arms of La Granadella
Coat of arms
La Granadella is located in Catalonia
La Granadella
La Granadella
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°21′25″N 0°39′59″E / 41.35694°N 0.66639°E / 41.35694; 0.66639Coordinates: 41°21′25″N 0°39′59″E / 41.35694°N 0.66639°E / 41.35694; 0.66639
Autonomous Community Catalonia
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaLes Garrigues
Government
 • MayorCarlos Gibert Bernaus (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total88.7 km2 (34.2 sq mi)
Elevation
528 m (1,732 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total728
 • Density8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
25101
Calling code+34 (Spain)
Websitewww.lagranadella.cat

DescriptionEdit

The municipality covers an area of 89 km² (34 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 715.[2] As of 2006, it is twinned with the town of Pézilla-la-Rivière in the Pyrénées-Orientales department of France.

Its principal economic activity is agriculture, especially in growing olives, almonds and cereals. It secondary economic activity is processing these crops, especially in making olive oil.

It contains a primary school and a small secondary school.

Its baroque 18th-century parish church is dedicated to Saint Mary of Grace.

ReferencesEdit

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

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