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Subject: List of municipalities in Girona, Alt Empordà, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Municipalities of Catalonia, José María Gironella
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Coat of arms
Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 42°22′9″N 2°50′4″E / 42.36917°N 2.83444°E / 42.36917; 2.83444Coordinates: 42°22′9″N 2°50′4″E / 42.36917°N 2.83444°E / 42.36917; 2.83444

Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Alt Empordà
 • Mayor Jaume Madern i Cruset
 • Total 34.93 km2 (13.49 sq mi)
Elevation 193 m (633 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 537
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Demonym Darniuenc, darniuenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Darnius is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The first document where is related Darnius was dated in 983, and the written name was Darnicibus. Till the beginning of the 20th century the main economic activity was the manufacturing of the cork.

Interesting places

  • Dòlmen del Mas Puig de Caneres (Megalithic monument)
  • Església de Santa Maria
  • Ermita de Sant Esteve del Llop
  • Castell de Mont-roig
  • Pantà de Boadella (Reservoir)

External links

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