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Flag of Llançà
Coat of arms of Llançà
Coat of arms
Llançà is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Alt Empordà
 • Mayor Pere Vila i Fulcarà
 • Total 27.98 km2 (10.80 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 4,862
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Llançanenc, llançanenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Llançà (Catalan pronunciation: ) is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coastline of the Costa Brava, between the Cap de Creus and the French frontier and is an important fishing port and tourist centre. The C-252 connects the town with Figueres and continues on to the border at Portbou.


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  • 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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