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Salt, Girona

Salt
Municipality
Salt theatre
Salt theatre
Coat of arms of Salt
Coat of arms
Salt is located in Catalonia
Salt
Salt
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Gironès
Government
 • Mayor Jaume Torramadé (CiU)
Area
 • Total 6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 30,389
 • Density 4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Saltenc, saltenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Salt (Catalan pronunciation: ) is a municipality in the comarca of the Gironès in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the right bank of the Ter next to Girona, with which it was merged from 1974 to 1984. The A-7 autopista and N-141 road pass through the municipality.

Contents

  • Demography 1
  • Manufacturing 2
  • Notable people 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Demography

Largest groups of foreign residents
Nationality Population (2013)
 Morocco 5,032
 Gambia 1,863
 Honduras 1,272
 Mali 728
 Senegal 554

77 nationalities are represented in the population of Salt: 17,739 (56 percent) are Spanish, 5,032 (15%) are Moroccan; 1,863 (6%) are Gambians; 1,272 (4%), are Honduran; 728 (2%) are Malian, and 554 (1.7%) are Senegalese.[1]


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2280 5360 5956 11,365 21,081 27,673

Manufacturing

Salt is the home of Gas Gas, who manufacture and export off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles worldwide from their Salt base.[2]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ http://www.larazon.es/8542-un-municipio-con-un-43-de-inmigracion-y-77-nacionalidades-OLLA_RAZON_354567#.Ttt1JT8OabL25UN
  2. ^
  • 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

  • Ajuntament de Salt


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