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Alpens (Catalan pronunciation: ) is a municipality situated in the Lluçanès zone, within the comarca of Osona, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Alpens is located 105 km from the city of Barcelona and 35 km from the comarca capital, Vic.

In the municipal area there are ruins of a fortress which dates to the year 1109, the fortress of Freixenet. It is one of the places catalogued by the government as sites of Spanish cultural heritage. There is also the 10th-century church of Sant Pere de Serrallonga.

In late 2015, the municipality will move from Osona to the new comarca of Lluçanès.[1]


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External links

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

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