World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Masquefa

Article Id: WHEBN0006230520
Reproduction Date:

Title: Masquefa  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Sant Martí Sesgueioles, Copons, Montmaneu, Carme, Barcelona
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Masquefa

Masquefa
Municipality
Coat of arms of Masquefa
Coat of arms
Masquefa is located in Catalonia
Masquefa
Masquefa
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Anoia
Government
 • Mayor Xavier Boquete i Saiz
Area
 • 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.

Demography

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

Subdivisions

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

References

  • 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
Barcelona
(Plaça d'Espanya)
Masquefa Igualada
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.