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Subject: List of municipalities in Girona, Alt Empordà, Costa Brava, Municipalities of Catalonia, UE Vilajuïga
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Coat of arms
Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 42°19′41″N 3°5′43″E / 42.32806°N 3.09528°E / 42.32806; 3.09528

Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Comarca Alt Empordà
 • Mayor Pere Trias Roca
 • Total 13.15 km2 (5.08 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,149
 • Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym Figuerenc, figuerenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vilajuïga is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Vilajuïga's area is home to a group of Megalithic dolmens. Starting from the 10th century AD it was a possession of the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes. In the nearby is also the Quermançó Castle, documented from 1073.

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