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Darnius

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Darnius church

Coat of arms
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Location in Catalonia
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Darnius (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°22′9″N 2°50′4″E / 42.36917°N 2.83444°E / 42.36917; 2.83444Coordinates: 42°22′9″N 2°50′4″E / 42.36917°N 2.83444°E / 42.36917; 2.83444
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaAlt Empordà
Government
 • MayorJosé Maderm Ciria (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total34.9 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
Elevation
193 m (633 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total557
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Darniuenc, darniuenca
Websitewww.darnius.cat

Darnius is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The first document where is related Darnius was dated in 983, and the written name was Darnicibus. Till the beginning of the 20th century the main economic activity was the manufacturing of the cork.

Interesting places

  • Dòlmen del Mas Puig de Caneres (Megalithic monument)
  • Església de Santa Maria
  • Ermita de Sant Esteve del Llop
  • Castell de Mont-roig
  • Pantà de Boadella (Reservoir)

References

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Darnius". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Darnius". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
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