World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Vallbona de les Monges

Article Id: WHEBN0029160540
Reproduction Date:

Title: Vallbona de les Monges  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of municipalities in Lleida, Urgell, Violant of Hungary, Municipalities of Catalonia
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Vallbona de les Monges

Vallbona de les Monges

Coat of arms
Vallbona de les Monges
Vallbona de les Monges
Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 41°31′37″N 1°05′26″E / 41.52694°N 1.09056°E / 41.52694; 1.09056Coordinates: 41°31′37″N 1°05′26″E / 41.52694°N 1.09056°E / 41.52694; 1.09056

Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Urgell
 • Total 34.1 km2 (13.2 sq mi)
Elevation 481 m (1,578 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 251
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Demonym Vallboní, vallbonina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vallbona de les Monges (Catalan pronunciation: [ˌbaʎˈβɔnə ðə ɫəz ˈmɔɲʒəs]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Urgell in Catalonia, Spain. It is located at the southern end of the comarca, north of the Serra del Tallat, Catalan Pre-Coastal Range, where many wind turbines have been installed.

The town has the most important convent in Catalonia, the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona, belonging to the Order of Cistercians. The main income is derived from wine and olive oil production, as well as some cattle. There is a little tourism, but not enough to significantly lift the economy of the area.


  • Montblanquet, 6
  • Rocallaura, 93

Vallbona de les Monges, 157


See also


  • Mapa Topogràfic de Catalunya - Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya

External links

  • Pàgina web de l'Ajuntament
  • Informació de la Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Informació de l'Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya (Catalan)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.