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Santa Maria de Besora

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Santa Maria de Besora

Santa Maria de Besora
Coat of arms of Santa Maria de Besora
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Santa Maria de Besora is located in Catalonia
Santa Maria de Besora
Santa Maria de Besora
Location in Catalonia
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
 • Mayor Camilo Adam i Vilarrassa
 • Total 24.7 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation 866 m (2,841 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 183
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Besorenc, besorenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Santa Maria de Besora is a municipality in the comarca of Osona in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the north side of the Bellmunt range in the north of the comarca. It is linked to Sant Quirze de Besora and to Vidrà by a local road. Besora castle has an eleventh-century roman church: there is also a preroman chapel at Sant Moí.


1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
467 449 364 259 200 183


  1. ^ Santa Maria de Besora became part of Osona in the comarcal revision of 1990: previously it formed part of the Ripollès.


  • 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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