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Flag of Cardedeu
Coat of arms of Cardedeu
Coat of arms
Cardedeu is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Oriental
 • Mayor Calamanda Vila i Borralleras
 • Total 12.89 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Elevation 193 m (633 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,897
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cardedeuenc, cardedeuenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Cardedeu (Catalan pronunciation: ) is a village in the comarca of Vallès Oriental in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. It is near Granollers, the capital of Vallès Oriental, and it is placed between Serralada Litoral and Montseny.

Cardedeu is a village of medieval origin, with the first written reference known dated in the year 941.


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2008
1,533 2,477 2,619 5,017 16,102
Montseny Massif, seen from Cardedeu


  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

External links

  • Cardedeu official page (Catalan)
  • Information - Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan)
  • Statistical information - Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya (Catalan)

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