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Coat of arms of Masquefa
Coat of arms
Masquefa is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
 • Mayor Xavier Boquete i Saiz
 • Total 17.06 km2 (6.59 sq mi)
Elevation 257 m (843 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 7,747
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Masquefí, masquefina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Masquefa is a municipality in the comarca of the Anoia in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the edge of the Penedès Depression on the road between Piera and Martorell. It is served by a station on the FGC railway line R6 from Barcelona via Martorell to Igualada.


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
959 1232 1160 1605 2483 7747


Five outlying villages are included within the municipality of Masquefa (populations as of 2005):


  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989); L. Luna (2007). 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)
  • News and associations about Masquefa (Catalan)
Autoritat del Transport Metropolità
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Line R6
(Plaça d'Espanya)
Masquefa Igualada
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