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Encyclopedia > Sant Quirze de Besora
Sant Quirze de Besora
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
Population (2002) 1986
Area 8.07 km²
Population
density (2002)
246 /km²
Elevation 587 m
Demonym n/a
Mayor n/a

Osona

Sant Quirze de Besora is a municipality in the comarca of Osona[1] in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the banks of the Ter river in the north of the comarca. It is on the main communication route between Barcelona and Puigcerdà, served by the C-17 road and a station on the RENFE railway line: it is also linked to Prats de Lluçanès and the Berguedà by the C-149 road. There is a tradition of textile manufacture in the town, as well as a distillery and a hydroelectric power station. Image File history File links Sin_bandera. ... Image File history File links Sin_escudo. ... In addition to its seventeen autonomous communities, Spain is divided into fifty provinces. ... Barcelona is a province of eastern Spain, in the center of the autonomous community of Catalonia. ... This is a list of the comarques (singular comarca) of Catalonia. ... Other Catalan comarques Province Barcelona Capital Vic Largest city Vic Demonym m: osonenc f: osonenca Population (2002) 129,543 Area 1,263. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a people or the inhabitants of a place. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Image File history File links Sin_bandera. ... Other Catalan comarques Province Barcelona Capital Vic Largest city Vic Demonym m: osonenc f: osonenca Population (2002) 129,543 Area 1,263. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... This is a list of the comarques (singular comarca) of Catalonia. ... Other Catalan comarques Province Barcelona Capital Vic Largest city Vic Demonym m: osonenc f: osonenca Population (2002) 129,543 Area 1,263. ... Anthem: Capital Barcelona Official language(s) Catalan,Spanish and Aranese. ... Ter River The Ter is a river in Catalonia (northeastern Spain) that begins in the mountains of the Pyrenees, at Ull de Ter (1480 m of altitude), passes through the city of Girona, and ends in the Mediterranean Sea at lEstartit in its mouth, named La Gola. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Image:Puigcerda12. ... RENFE is Spains national railway operator. ... Prats de Lluçanès is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Other Catalan comarques Province Barcelona Capital Berga Largest city Berga Demonym   Population (2001) 37,995 hab. ... “fabric” redirects here. ... Distillation is a means of separating liquids through differences in their boiling points. ... Hydroelectricity is a form of hydropower used to produce electricity. ...


Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2002
467 449 364 259 200 180

Note

  1. ^  Sant Quirze de Besora became part of Osona in the comarcal revision of 1990: previously it formed part of the Ripollès.

Ripollès is a comarca (county) in Catalonia. ...

Reference

  • 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).


edit Municipalities of Osona

Alpens | Balenyà | El Brull | Calldetenes | Centelles | Collsuspina | Espinelves | Folgueroles | Gurb | Lluçà | Malla | Manlleu | Les Masies de Roda | Les Masies de Voltregà | Montesquiu | Muntanyola | Olost | Oristà | Orís | Perafita | Prats de Lluçanès | Roda de Ter | Rupit i Pruit | Sant Agustí de Lluçanès | Sant Bartomeu del Grau | Sant Boi de Lluçanès | Sant Hipòlit de Voltregà | Sant Julià de Vilatorta | Sant Martí d'Albars | Sant Martí de Centelles | Sant Pere de Torelló | Sant Quirze de Besora | Sant Sadurní d'Osormort | Sant Vicenç de Torelló | Santa Cecília de Voltregà | Santa Eugènia de Berga | Santa Eulàlia de Riuprimer | Santa Maria de Besora | Santa Maria de Corcó | Seva | Sobremunt | Sora | Taradell | Tavertet | Tavèrnoles | Tona | Torelló | Vic | Vidrà | Viladrau | Vilanova de Sau Other Catalan comarques Province Barcelona Capital Vic Largest city Vic Demonym m: osonenc f: osonenca Population (2002) 129,543 Area 1,263. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Catalonia. ... Alpens is a municipality situated in the Lluçanès zone, within the comarca of Osona, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... Centelles is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Espinelves is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Manlleu is a large town in Osona, in the Province of Barcelona, Catalonia. ... Montesquiu is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Olost de Lluçanés is a mall village of 1158 people, situated on a plain 669 meters above sea level at 20 km from Vic in the center of the ancient shire or comarca of the Lluçanès, at present in the comarca of Osona, in the province... Prats de Lluçanès is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Roda de Ter is a municipality in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, near Vic, close of Ter River. ... Santa Maria de Besora is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Seva is a municipality in the comarca of Osona, Catalonia. ... Sora is a small village and a small municipality in the province of Barcelona in the Catalonia autonomous community, Spain. ... The Titles of Nobility Amendment was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution, introduced in 1810 by Senator Philip Reed, which did not take effect because it was not ratified by enough state legislatures. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The abbreviation/acronym VIC (all caps) may have one of several meanings, depending on context: A code for Victoria, Australia The Video Interface Chip from MOS Technology, used in the Commodore VIC-20 home computer (VIC sometimes colloquially refers to the VIC-20 computer itself, or to the VIC chip... Vidrà is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Viladrau is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ... Vilanova de Sau is a municipality in the comarca of the Osona in Catalonia, Spain. ...


Coordinates: 42°06′12″N, 2°13′13″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Rubau (124 words)
The Minister of Public Works, Mr Felip Puig, opened the C-17 by-pass between Sant Quirze de Besora and Montesquiu on 29 October 2003.
The route of the new road starts at the end of the Sant Quirze de Besora tunnel and, along its 4,400 metres, incorporates three junctions, a 195-m-long viaduct and two tunnels which are 230 m and 330 m long respectively.
This is a two-lane by-pass, with a maximum permitted speed of 80 km/h, although its conversion to four lanes is envisaged.
Comarques of Catalonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (392 words)
It was superseded after the 1939 victory of Francisco Franco's forces in the Spanish Civil War, but restored in 1987 by the re-established Generalitat de Catalunya, with minor revisions in 1988 (adding Pla de l'Estany, Pla d'Urgell and Alta Ribagorça) and 1990, when some borders were adjusted.
In the Autonomous Community of Catalonia and Aragon, but not in Northern Catalonia, the comarca exists as a local government area, and has a representative consell comarcal (comarcal council).
The Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya is an excellent source of statistical information for Catalonia, down to the level of individual municipalities.
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