Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant

Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant (Catalan pronunciation: [bəndəˈʎɔz i luspitəˈlɛd də limˈfan]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Camp in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the south-west of the comarca, between the Serra de Llaberia range and the coast. The town of Vandellòs is some 15 km inland, connected with the AP-7 autopista and the N-340 road (which run near to the coast) by the C-44 road. The town of L'Hospitalet de l'Infant is on the coast, and is an important tourist centre: it is served by a station on the RENFE railway line between Tarragona and Valencia.

Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
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Coat of arms of Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
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Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant is located in Catalonia
Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°01′12″N 0°49′52″E / 41.020°N 0.831°E / 41.020; 0.831Coordinates: 41°01′12″N 0°49′52″E / 41.020°N 0.831°E / 41.020; 0.831
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaBaix Camp
Government
 • MayorAlfons García Rodríguez (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total102.7 km2 (39.7 sq mi)
Elevation
281 m (922 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total6,386
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vandellossenc, vandellossenca
Websitevandellos-hospitalet.cat

HistoryEdit

In medieval times the town was part of the Barony of Entença.

Nuclear power stationsEdit

The nuclear power stations Vandellòs I and II are situated on the coast near l'Hospitalet de l'Infant.

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2722 2336 1936 2394 4338 5420

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant". 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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