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El Bruc

El Bruc
Municipality
"The Drummer" monument, el Bruc
El Bruc is located in Catalonia
El Bruc
El Bruc
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
Government
 • Mayor Carles Castro i Taboada
Area
 • Total 47.21 km2 (18.23 sq mi)
Elevation 489 m (1,604 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,743
 • Density 36.92/km2 (95.6/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bruquetà, bruquetana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

El Bruc (Catalan pronunciation: , Spanish: Bruch) is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the side of Montserrat, of which the north-western third is within the municipality. A local road connects the village with the main N-II road from Barcelona to Lleida, and to Monistrol de Montserrat via the monastery.

It was the site of the Battles of the Bruch between France and Spain in 1808.

Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1186 1053 798 774 707 1743

References

  • 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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