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Òdena, seen from its castle
Òdena, seen from its castle
Flag of Òdena
Coat of arms of Òdena
Coat of arms
Òdena is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Province of Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
 • Mayor Francisco Guisado i Santano
 • Total 52.65 km2 (20.33 sq mi)
Elevation 421 m (1,381 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 3,161
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Odenenc, odenenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Òdena (Spanish: Ódena) is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the centre of the Òdena Basin, on the side of a small hill. The remains of Òdena castle with its octagonal tower are at the top of the hill. The town is served by the C-241 road from Igualada to Manresa, and the main N-II road from Barcelona to Lleida runs through the municipality.

The Igualada-Òdena aerodrome is located at the south of the Òdena municipality. The airdrome is home to the Aerosport airshow that takes place every year in April or May. In 2009 it was officially elected by the Catalan government to be converted into a corporate usage airfield. The current 900 metre runway will be extended to 1500 metres and new hangars will be built for sportive and corporate aviation. Ultramagic, the world's second largest manufacturer of hot air balloons, has its headquarters at the Igualada-Òdena aerodrome.


  • Demography 1
  • Subdivisions 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1239 1326 1327 2525 2581 3161


The municipality of Òdena comprises ten settlements (populations are as of 2005):

  • El Bosc Gran (17)
  • Can Sabater (24)
  • Can Soler (27)
  • Les Casetes d'en Mussons (70)
  • L'Espelt (224), in the east of the municipality, with the remains of a Roman villa
  • La Font d'en Masarnau (31)
  • Òdena (nuclí urbà) (1320)
  • El Pla (1099)
  • El Raval d'Aguilera (61)
  • Samuntà (63)


  • 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).

External links

  • Official website (Catalan)
  • Information - Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan)
  • Statistical information - Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya (Catalan)
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