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Llagostera is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, Spain. During the 20th century, it was known for the production of cork and derived articles. It is located 20 km south of Girona and 15 km west from the Mediterranean sea.

Llagostera
Llagostera, with St. Felix's church
Llagostera, with St. Felix's church
Flag of Llagostera
Flag
Coat of arms of Llagostera
Coat of arms
Llagostera is located in Province of Girona
Llagostera
Llagostera
Location in Catalonia
Llagostera is located in Spain
Llagostera
Llagostera
Llagostera (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°49′45″N 2°53′36″E / 41.82917°N 2.89333°E / 41.82917; 2.89333Coordinates: 41°49′45″N 2°53′36″E / 41.82917°N 2.89333°E / 41.82917; 2.89333
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaGironès
Government
 • MayorJosep Fermí Santamaria Molero (2015)[1] (CiU)
Area
 • Total76.4 km2 (29.5 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total8,297
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Llagosterenc, Llagosterenca
Websitellagostera.cat
Old railway station

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2009
4140 4090 3812 4464 5119 7764

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Llagostera". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Llagostera". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  • 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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