Verges, Catalonia

Verges (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbɛrʒəs], [ˈvɛɾʒəs]) is a Spanish municipality in the Province of Girona, Catalonia.

Verges
Verges seen from the air
Verges seen from the air
Flag of Verges
Flag
Coat of arms of Verges
Coat of arms
Verges is located in Province of Girona
Verges
Verges
Location in Catalonia
Verges is located in Spain
Verges
Verges
Verges (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°3′49″N 3°02′52″E / 42.06361°N 3.04778°E / 42.06361; 3.04778
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCatalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaBaix Empordà
Government
 • mayorIgnasi Sabater Poch (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total9.7 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,189
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vergelità, vergelitana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
17211
Websitewww.verges.cat

FeaturesEdit

The town is famous for its Dansa de la Mort celebrations every Holy Thursday, probably the last remaining Dance of Death in Europe, performed uninterruptedly since the Middle Ages.

Among the notable citizens born in Verges are:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Verges". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Verges". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

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