Castellfollit de la roca

Castellfollit de la Roca

Coat of arms
Castellfollit de la Roca
Castellfollit de la Roca
Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 42°13′17″N 2°33′3″E / 42.22139°N 2.55083°E / 42.22139; 2.55083

Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Garrotxa
 • Mayor Moisés Coromina Soler
 • Total 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Elevation 296 m (971 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,043
Demonym Castellfollitenc
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Castellfollit de la Roca is a municipality in the comarca of Garrotxa, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The urban area is bordered by the confluence of the Fluvià and Toronell rivers, between which the town's basalt cliff rises. The town is in an area of less than a square kilometre, making it one of the smallest towns in Catalonia.

The basalt cliff

The basalt crag where the town is situated is over 50 m high and almost a kilometre long. It was formed by the overlaying of two lava flows.[1]


  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística. Reference for population

External links

  • Official website

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