Ultramort

Ultramort is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

Ultramort
Ultramort
Ultramort
Flag of Ultramort
Flag
Coat of arms of Ultramort
Coat of arms
Ultramort is located in Province of Girona
Ultramort
Ultramort
Location in Catalonia
Ultramort is located in Spain
Ultramort
Ultramort
Ultramort (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°2′N 3°2′E / 42.033°N 3.033°E / 42.033; 3.033Coordinates: 42°2′N 3°2′E / 42.033°N 3.033°E / 42.033; 3.033
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceFlag of Girona province (unofficial).svg Girona
ComarcaBaix Empordà
Government
 • MayorMaria Gràcia Serrats Paretas (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total214
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Websitewww.ultramort.cat

Ultramort was first documented in 1046 with the name Ultramorte. From then on, mentions of the place become more frequent. The name Ultramort is made up of the Latin preposition ULTRA (meaning beyond) and the pre-Roman place name MURTA/MURTRA (meaning still water, well, pit, puddle). It was probably given the name from the perspective of one of the three villages on which it apparently depended until 1316 (Rúpia, Paralvá, Foixá). Ultramort would originally have been a small village depending on one of these three larger villages which where "on the other side of the pond", in other words ULTRA-MURTA.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament d'Ultramort". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Ultramort". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  4. ^ "Alcaldia | Web oficial de l'Ajuntament d'Ultramort". www.ultramort.cat (in Catalan). Retrieved 2020-12-28.

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