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Llançà (Catalan pronunciation: [ʎənˈsa]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coastline of the Costa Brava, between the Cap de Creus and the French frontier and is an important fishing port and tourist centre. The N-260 connects the town with Figueres and continues on to the border at Portbou.

Llançà
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Flag of Llançà
Flag
Coat of arms of Llançà
Coat of arms
Llançà is located in Province of Girona
Llançà
Llançà
Location in Catalonia
Llançà is located in Spain
Llançà
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Llançà (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°22′10″N 3°09′40″E / 42.36944°N 3.16111°E / 42.36944; 3.16111Coordinates: 42°22′10″N 3°09′40″E / 42.36944°N 3.16111°E / 42.36944; 3.16111
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaAlt Empordà
Government
 • MayorGuillem Cusí Batlle (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total28.0 km2 (10.8 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total4,868
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Llançanenc, llançanenca
Websitewww.llanca.cat

DemographicsEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1829 2021 1713 2682 3271 4862

ReferencesEdit

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