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El Port de la Selva

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El Port de la Selva

El Port de la Selva
Municipality
Coat of arms of El Port de la Selva
Coat of arms
El Port de la Selva is located in Catalonia
El Port de la Selva
El Port de la Selva
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates:
Country República del Port de la Selva
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Alt Empordà
Government
 • Mayor Josep-Maria Cervera
Area
 • Total 41.62 km2 (16.07 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 947
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Selvatà, selvatana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

El Port de la Selva is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain, on the Costa Brava. It is situated on the northern coast of the Cap de Creus and is an important fishing port and tourist centre. The romanesque abbey of Sant Pere de Rodes is particularly notable.

Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1441 1050 901 958 768 947

References

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

External links

  • Official website
  • Information - Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Statistical information - Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya
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