Moianès

Moianès is a comarca in the centre of Catalonia, Spain. It became a comarca in May 2015, following approval in a local referendum and by the Parliament of Catalonia. Its 10 municipalities were in the comarques of Bages, Osona, and Vallès Oriental.[1] It had previously been recommended in 2000 in the "Report on the revision of Catalonia's territorial organisation model", known as the "Roca Report", commissioned by the Catalan government.[2]

Moianès
Moianès rural landscape
Moianès rural landscape
Moianès in Catalonia
Moianès in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°48′N 2°06′E / 41.8°N 2.1°E / 41.8; 2.1Coordinates: 41°48′N 2°06′E / 41.8°N 2.1°E / 41.8; 2.1
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
CapitalMoià
Municipalities
Area
 • Total337.9 km2 (130.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total13,056
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websiteccmoianes.cat

Even before it was given legal status, Moianès was considered a "natural comarca"—a distinct geographic region—comprising the eponymous Moianès Plateau.

MunicipalitiesEdit

Municipality Population
(2014)[3]
Area
km2[3]
Calders 949 33.1
Castellcir 718 34.2
Castellterçol 2,400 31.9
Collsuspina 338 15.1
L'Estany 407 10.2
Granera 80 23.7
Moià 5,760 75.3
Monistrol de Calders 695 22.0
Sant Quirze Safaja 644 26.2
Santa Maria d'Oló 1,065 66.2
• Total: 10 13,056 337.9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Parlament aprova la llei de creació del Moianès amb els vots en contra de Ciutadans i l'abstenció del PP" (in Catalan). La Vanguardia. 2015-04-15. Archived from the original on 2015-04-16.
  2. ^ Miquel Roca i Junyent; et al. (December 2000). "Informe sobre la revisió del Model d'organització teritorial de Catalunya" (PDF) (in Catalan). pp. 43, 109. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-16. Retrieved 2015-04-16.
  3. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres". Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya. Retrieved 2015-05-25.

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