Prats de Lluçanès

Prats de Lluçanès ((Officially and in Catalan, Catalan pronunciation: [ˈpɾadz ðə ʎusəˈnɛs]; Spanish: Prats de Llusanés) is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the west of the comarca, on a plain between the Lluçanès and Merlès rivers, and is served by the C-154 road between Vic and Gironella.

Prats de Lluçanès
Prats de Llusanés
Plaça Major de Prats de Lluçanès.jpg
Flag of Prats de Lluçanès
Coat of arms of Prats de Lluçanès
Prats de Lluçanès is located in Province of Barcelona
Prats de Lluçanès
Prats de Lluçanès
Location in the Province of Barcelona
Prats de Lluçanès is located in Catalonia
Prats de Lluçanès
Prats de Lluçanès
Location in Catalonia
Prats de Lluçanès is located in Spain
Prats de Lluçanès
Prats de Lluçanès
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°00′39″N 2°01′51″E / 42.01083°N 2.03083°E / 42.01083; 2.03083Coordinates: 42°00′39″N 2°01′51″E / 42.01083°N 2.03083°E / 42.01083; 2.03083
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaOsona
Government
 • MayorJordi Bruch i Franch (2019)[1] (Together for Catalonia)
Area
 • Total13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation
707 m (2,320 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total2,537
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pradenc, pradenca
Websitewww.pratsdellucanes.cat

In 2015, the municipality voted to join a proposed new comarca of Lluçanès, of which it would be the capital, but the plan was put on hold due to insufficient support.[4]

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1469 1563 1740 1805 2470 2709

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Prats de Lluçanès". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Prats de Lluçanès". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  4. ^ I. Ballesteros (2015-07-27). "Lluçanès, però incomplet" (in Catalan). El Punt Avui. Retrieved 2015-07-28.
  • 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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