La Riba is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Camp, Tarragona, Catalonia, in north-eastern Spain.

La Riba
La riba.jpg
Coat of arms of La Riba
La Riba is located in Catalonia
La Riba
La Riba
Coordinates: 41°19′11″N 1°10′44″E / 41.31972°N 1.17889°E / 41.31972; 1.17889
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCatalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaAlt Camp
Government
 • MayorJoan de Lapuente Lladó (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total8.0 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Elevation
263 m (863 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total576
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ribetà
Postal code
43450
Websitewww.riba.altanet.org

The Prades Mountains are located near this municipality. From this foundation in the 12th century, the population has several water mills, for making of flour and paper. The paper industry is still the primary economic activity.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de la Riba". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: La Riba". 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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