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Coat of arms
Location in Catalonia
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Pla de l'Estany
 • Total 33.6 km2 (13.0 sq mi)
Elevation 182 m (597 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,332
Demonym Porquerenc, porquerenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Porqueres is a municipality located in the county of Pla de l'Estany, in the province of Girona, in the autonomous region of Catalunya of Spain. The municipality is made up of several villages. Mata, Les Pedreres and Miànigues, have the largest part of the population. At the top of the mountain range of Serra de Sant Patllari is the village of Pujarnol. In the west is Porqueres, and on the northern part of the Lake of Banyoles is Usall. Amid the green forests of the Ginestar mountains is the village of Merlant.

Locality Population
Mata 1,903
Miànegues 551
Pedreres, les 1,113
Porqueres 266
Pujarnol 98
Usall 129


  1. ^ (Catalan) Informació de la Generalitat de Catalunya

External links

  • (Catalan) Municipality of Porqueres (Catalan: Ajuntament de Porqueres)
  • (Catalan) Statistics Institute of Catalunya (Catalan: Informació de l'Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya)

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