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Pardines, Girona

Pardines

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 42°18′49″N 2°12′55″E / 42.31361°N 2.21528°E / 42.31361; 2.21528Coordinates: 42°18′49″N 2°12′55″E / 42.31361°N 2.21528°E / 42.31361; 2.21528

Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Ripollès
Government
 • Mayor Esteve Perpinyà i Perpinyà (ERC)
Area
 • Total 31.1 km2 (12.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,226 m (4,022 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 168
 • Density 5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Website http://www.ddgi.cat/pardines

Pardines (Catalan pronunciation: [pərˈðinəs]) is a municipality in the comarca of Ripollès, province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

The highest point in the municipality is Puig Cerverís (2,202 m). The municipality is bordered on the north by Queralbs and Vilallonga de Ter, on the east and south by Ogassa, and on the west by Ribes de Freser and Queralbs.

History

The name Pardines has its origins in the name parietinas, which means "building ruins." It is first documented in 839, in the act of consecration of Sant Ot d'Urgell. It was a possession of the counts of Cerdanya, the nobility of Sales, the monastery of Sant Martí de Canigó, and the counts of Barcelona.

Demographic evolution

1900 1930 1950 1970 1981 1986 2006
476 448 357 193 130 118 149

Sights

  • Church of Santa Magdalena
  • Church of Sant Esteve
  • Chapel of Santa Magdalena
  • Chapel of Sant Martí
  • Chapel of the Roser

References

  • 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).


This article incorporates information from the español World Heritage Encyclopedia.

External links

  • Information from the Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Information from the Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya
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