Gironès

Gironès is a comarca (county) in eastern Catalonia, Spain, bordering Selva, Baix Empordà, Alt Empordà, Pla de l'Estany and Garrotxa. As of 2008, more than half of the comarca's 175,148 inhabitants live in the capital, Girona, which is also the capital of the province of Girona.

Gironès
Localització del Gironès
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
CapitalGirona
Municipalities
Government
 • PresidentCristina Alsina i Conesa
Area
 • Total575.6 km2 (222.2 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total185,085
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gironí
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityGirona

Municipalities

Municipality Population
(2014)[1]
Area
km2[1]
Aiguaviva 783 13.9
Bescanó 4,874 35.9
Bordils 1,690 7.3
Campllong 515 8.6
Canet d'Adri 644 44.4
Cassà de la Selva 9,922 45.2
Celrà 5,053 19.5
Cervià de Ter 934 9.9
Flaçà 1,041 6.5
Fornells de la Selva 2,479 11.9
Girona 97,227 39.1
Juià 340 8.4
Llagostera 8,198 76.4
Llambilles 738 14.6
Madremanya 283 13.7
Medinyà 852 7.7
Quart 3,441 38.1
Salt 30,103 6.6
Sant Andreu Salou 155 6.0
Sant Gregori 3,464 49.2
Sant Joan de Mollet 509 3.2
Sant Jordi Desvalls 708 11.7
Sant Julià de Ramis 2,582[2] 11.1[2]
Sant Martí de Llémena 626 43.1
Sant Martí Vell 242 17.5
Sarrià de Ter 4,937 4.2
Vilablareix 2,529 6.2
Viladasens 216 15.7
• Total: 28 185,085 575.6

References and notes

  1. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres". Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
  2. ^ a b Adjusted following loss of Medinyà in 2015

External links

Coordinates: 41°56′11″N 2°48′22″E / 41.93639°N 2.80611°E

Aiguaviva

Aiguaviva is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 13.92 square kilometres (5.37 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 783.

Bescanó

Bescanó is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 45.86 square kilometres (17.71 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 4874.

Bordils

Bordils is a village in the province of Girona in Catalonia, an autonomous community of Spain. The municipality covers an area of 7.29 square kilometres (2.81 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 1,690.

Campllong

Campllong is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 8.46 square kilometres (3.27 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 515.

Canet d'Adri

Canet d'Adri is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 44.30 square kilometres (17.10 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 644.

Cassà de la Selva

Cassà de la Selva is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, It is linked to Girona and to the Baix Empordà by the C-65 road. During the 20th century it was known for the production of cork and derived articles.

With an increasing population of 9,200 citizens, this municipality is located 12 km south of Girona and 20 km west of the Mediterranean sea.

Celrà

Celrà is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 19.53 square kilometres (7.54 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 5,053.

Cervià de Ter

Cervià de Ter is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 9.97 square kilometres (3.85 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 934.

Flaçà

Flaçà is a town in the Gironès county of Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain. It occupies an area of 6.67 square kilometers and extends the hills of the Lloreda Valley and alluvial plain of the Ter river. It borders the Ter River to the north and the municipality of Sant Jordi Desvalls to the west with the municipalities of Sant Joan de Mollet Sant Marti Vell to the south and to east, the towns of Foixà and la Pera. The current population is 1,070 people.

Fornells de la Selva

Fornells de la Selva is a municipality in the comarca of Gironès that forms part of the urban area of Girona.

The northern boundary is with the municipality of Girona; the southern is with Riudellots de la Selva and Campllong; the east with Quart and Llambilles; and the west with Vilablareix and Aiguaviva. The municipality covers an area of 11.88 square kilometres (4.59 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 2,479.

Llagostera

Llagostera is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, Spain. During the 20th century, it was known for the production of cork and derived articles.

It is located 20 km south of Girona and 15 km west from the Mediterranean sea.

Llambilles

Llambilles is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 14.55 square kilometres (5.62 sq mi), and the population in 2014 was 738.

Quart, Girona

Quart is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 38.1 square kilometres (14.7 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 3,441.

Salt, Girona

Salt (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsal]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in

Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the right bank of the Ter next to Girona, with which it was merged from 1974 to 1984. The A-7 autopista and N-141 road pass through the municipality.

Sant Andreu Salou

Sant Andreu Salou is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 5.98 square kilometres (2.31 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 155.

Sant Joan de Mollet

Sant Joan de Mollet is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 3.16 square kilometres (1.22 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 509.

Sant Martí Vell

Sant Martí Vell is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 17.48 square kilometres (6.75 sq mi) and the population in 2014 was 242.

Sant Martí de Llémena

Sant Martí de Llémena is a municipality in the comarca of Gironès in

Catalonia, Spain.

Vilablareix

Vilablareix is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

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