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Pla de l'Estany

Pla de l'Estany
Comarca
Country  Spain
Province Girona
Capital Banyoles
Municipalities
Government
 • President Jordi Xargay i Congost (CiU)
Area
 • Total 262.8 km2 (101.5 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 31,554
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s)  
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Banyoles

Pla de l'Estany (Catalan pronunciation: ) is a comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain. Its name means "plain of the lake", the lake in question being the Lake of Banyoles. Banyoles is also the name of the capital of the comarca and home to over half of its people. Pla de l'Estany was established as a separate comarca in 1988 on the basis of a referendum; prior to that it had constituted the northwest part of the comarca of Gironès. The comarca borders the comarques of Garrotxa, Alt Empordà, and Gironès.

Pla de l'Estany is largely agricultural, but has also long had industries in textiles, furniture, leather, iron, and copper.

Municipalities

Municipality Population
(2014)[1]
Area
km2[1]
Banyoles 19,343 11.0
Camós 686 15.7
Cornellà del Terri 2,235 27.7
Crespià 245 11.4
Esponellà 458 16.1
Fontcoberta 1,442 17.3
Palol de Revardit 474 18.0
Porqueres 4,529 33.5
Sant Miquel de Campmajor 232 33.2
Serinyà 1,123 17.4
Vilademuls 787 61.5
• Total: 11 31,554 262.8

References

  1. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres". Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya. Retrieved 2015-05-25. 

External links

  • Official comarcal web site (in Catalan)

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