Bellpuig

Bellpuig (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌbeʎˈputʃ]) is a town in the comarca (county) of l'Urgell in Catalonia, Spain.

Nowadays Bellpuig is the third most important town in the area of Urgell. The town, located between the three little hills appearing in the flag, is served by Bellpuig railway station.

Bellpuig
Municipality
Campanar de bellpuig enmig de pomeres
Flag of Bellpuig
Flag
Coat of arms of Bellpuig
Coat of arms
Bellpuig is located in Catalonia
Bellpuig
Bellpuig
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°37′36″N 1°0′48″E / 41.62667°N 1.01333°E
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaUrgell
Government
 • MayorSalvador Bonjoch Guim (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total35.0 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
Elevation308 m (1,010 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total4,956
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code25250
Websitebellpuig.cat

Events

The Festival of the Verge dels Dolors takes place every year and includes a religious procession. This celebration is more than 300 years old.

Sports

The village has one of the most important Motocross facilities in the south of Europe. The Circuit de Motocros de Catalunya held many national and international competitions in the past.

Twin towns

References

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Bellpuig". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Bellpuig". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.

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