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El Port de la Selva

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El Port de la Selva

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Location in Catalonia
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El Port de la Selva (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°20′15″N 3°12′12″E / 42.33750°N 3.20333°E / 42.33750; 3.20333
CountrySpain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaAlt Empordà
Government
 • MayorJosep Maria Cervera Pinart (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total41.6 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total980
 • Density24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Selvatà, selvatana
Websiteelportdelaselva.cat

El Port de la Selva is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain, on the Costa Brava. It is situated on the northern coast of the Cap de Creus and is an important fishing port and tourist centre. The romanesque abbey of Sant Pere de Rodes is particularly notable.

Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1441 1050 901 958 768 947

References

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