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Capmany
St. Agatha's church tower, Capmany

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Location in Catalonia
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Capmany (Catalonia)
Coordinates: 42°22′N 2°55′E / 42.367°N 2.917°E / 42.367; 2.917Coordinates: 42°22′N 2°55′E / 42.367°N 2.917°E / 42.367; 2.917
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
Province
 Girona
Comarca
 Alt Empordà
Government
 • MayorJoan Fuentes Pomés (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total26.4 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total613
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Websitewww.capmany.cat

Capmany or Campmany is a village and municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

The earliest recorded name for the village is Campmany, derived from the Latin Campus Magnus meaning "big field", but this became corrupted into Capmany ("big head") which is now the official name of the village, though the name Campmany is also commonly used.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Capmany". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Capmany". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Campmany". Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
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