Solivella is a municipality in the comarca of the Conca de Barberà[1] in Catalonia, Spain.

Solivella
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Flag of Solivella
Coat of arms of Solivella
Solivella is located in Catalonia
Solivella
Solivella
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°27′33″N 1°10′43″E / 41.45917°N 1.17861°E / 41.45917; 1.17861
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona Tarragona
ComarcaConca de Barberà Conca de Barberà
Government
 • MayorEnric Capdevila Torres (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total21.4 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Elevation
489 m (1,604 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total619
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Solivellenc
Websitewww.solivella.cat

Mentioned for the first time in a document from 1058, it rose around a castle, of which today only ruins remain. It was a possession of the Monastery of Santes Creus, and in 1393 it went to the Catalan crown.

The medieval Sanctuary of Tallat is located nearby, between Solivella and Belltall.

ReferencesEdit

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