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Massanes, Catalonia

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Massanes, Catalonia

St. Stephen's church, Massanes
St. Stephen's church, Massanes
Coat of arms of Massanes
Coat of arms
Massanes is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Selva
 • Mayor Jordi Porta Santamaria
 • Total 26.06 km2 (10.06 sq mi)
Elevation 164 m (538 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 693
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Massanec, massaneca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Massanes, also called Maçanes, is a municipality of the province of Girona, in the comarca of the Selva in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the left bank of the Tordera river. Local roads link the town with the A-7 autopista, the C-251 road and the RENFE railway station shared with Maçanet de la Selva.


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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 (Catalan)
  • Information - Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan)
  • Statistical information - Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya (Catalan)
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