Vilassar de Mar

Vilassar de Mar (Catalan pronunciation: [biləˈsa ðə ˈmaɾ]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Maresme in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coast between Premià de Mar and Cabrera de Mar, to the north-east of Barcelona. The town is both a tourist centre and a dormitory town for Barcelona, and is also known for its horticulture. The main N-II road and a RENFE railway line run through the town, while a local road connects the municipality with the C-32 autopista at Vilassar de Dalt and Mataró and Barcelona. The famous canned food company DANI is based in Vilassar de Mar coming from a Vilassar family.

Vilassar de Mar
View of Vilassar de Mar
View of Vilassar de Mar
Coat of arms of Vilassar de Mar
Vilassar de Mar is located in Province of Barcelona
Vilassar de Mar
Vilassar de Mar
Location in Catalonia
Vilassar de Mar is located in Spain
Vilassar de Mar
Vilassar de Mar
Vilassar de Mar (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°30′22″N 2°23′28″E / 41.506°N 2.391°E / 41.506; 2.391Coordinates: 41°30′22″N 2°23′28″E / 41.506°N 2.391°E / 41.506; 2.391
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaMaresme
Government
 • MayorDamià Del Clot Trias (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total20,764
 • Density5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vilassarenc, vilassarenca
Websitewww.vilassardemar.cat

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2953 7045 n/a n/a n/a 19,052

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Vilassar de Mar". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Vilassar de Mar". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  4. ^ "Primary Schools and High Schools in Vilassar de Mar".
  • 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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