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Vilada

Vilada
Municipality
Square in Vilada
Square in Vilada
Coat of arms of Vilada
Coat of arms
Map showing location within Berguedà
Map showing location within Berguedà
Vilada is located in Catalonia
Vilada
Vilada
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Berguedà
Government
 • Mayor Montserrat Badia Piqué (Fem Pinya per Vilada-CP)
Area
 • Total 22.34 km2 (8.63 sq mi)
Elevation 757 m (2,484 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 534
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Town Website

Vilada is a municipality in the comarca of Berguedà, Catalonia, of about 500 residents. Its name is documented in the 9th century as Villalata, translated as “ample town.”

Contents

  • Demonym 1
  • Places of interest 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Demonym

Vilada has no demonym. While the appropriate name in Catalan would be Viladí or Viladina, this can cause confusion with residents of a neighborhood of the comarca's capital, Berga, named “Viladins.” Therefore, residents are simply de Vilada.

Places of interest

Parish church of Saint John the Baptist
  • Parish church of Saint John the Baptist.
  • Church of Santa Magdalena de Gardilans.
  • Ruins of the Castell de Roset.
  • Church of Sant Miquel de les Canals.

References

External links

  • Town Website
  • Information from the Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Information from the Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya
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