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Amer, Girona

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Location in Catalonia
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Amer (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°0′45″N 2°36′14″E / 42.01250°N 2.60389°E / 42.01250; 2.60389Coordinates: 42°0′45″N 2°36′14″E / 42.01250°N 2.60389°E / 42.01250; 2.60389
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaSelva
Government
 • mayorMaria Rosa Vila Juanhuix (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total40.1 km2 (15.5 sq mi)
Elevation
186 m (610 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total2,256
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Websitewww.amer.cat

Amer is a municipality in the comarca of la Selva in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Villages

  • Amer 1.897
  • Costa de Santa Brígida, la 53
  • Grup Solivent, 206
  • Lloret Salvatge, 3
  • Palou, 24
  • Sant Climent d'Amer, 35
  • Sant Genís, 0
  • Veïnat de la Jonquera, 21
  • Veïnat del Colomer, 7
  • Veïnat del Mont, 12

Notable people

Carles Puigdemont, President of the Generalitat of Catalonia who impulsed a referendum on Catalan independence on 2017, was born in Amer in 1962.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Ajuntament d'Amer". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Amer". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  4. ^ Ciaran Giles (21 September 2017). "Puigdemont an unknown entity in Spain until secession drive". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  • 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).
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