Saldes is a municipality in the comarca of the Berguedà in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the foot of the Pedraforca mountain (2497 m) in the north of the comarca. Deposits of lignite are extracted commercially. The village is linked to Guardiola de Berguedà by a local road. The monastery Sant Sebastià del Sull is located in Saldes.

Saldes
Pedraforca from the belfry of Saldes
Pedraforca from the belfry of Saldes
Saldes is located in Province of Barcelona
Saldes
Saldes
Location in Catalonia
Saldes is located in Spain
Saldes
Saldes
Saldes (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°14′N 1°44′E / 42.233°N 1.733°E / 42.233; 1.733Coordinates: 42°14′N 1°44′E / 42.233°N 1.733°E / 42.233; 1.733
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBerguedà
Government
 • MayorMoisès Masanas López (2015)[1] (Tots Som Poble-AM)
Area
 • Total66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation
1,215 m (3,986 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total265
 • Density4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Saldenc, Saldenca
Websitesaldes.cat

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
369 582 864 405 339 336

ReferencesEdit

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