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Porqueres

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Porqueres
St. Mary's church, Porqueres

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Porqueres (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°6′35″N 2°47′19″E / 42.10972°N 2.78861°E / 42.10972; 2.78861Coordinates: 42°6′35″N 2°47′19″E / 42.10972°N 2.78861°E / 42.10972; 2.78861
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaPla de l'Estany
Government
 • MayorFrancesc Castañer Campolier (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total33.5 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Elevation
182 m (597 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total4,595
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Porquerenc, porquerenca
Websiteporqueres.cat

Porqueres is a municipality located in the county of Pla de l'Estany, in the province of Girona, in the autonomous region of Catalunya of Spain. The municipality is made up of several villages. Mata, Les Pedreres and Miànigues, have the largest part of the population. At the top of the mountain range of Serra de Sant Patllari is the village of Pujarnol. In the west is Porqueres, and on the northern part of the Lake of Banyoles is Usall. Amid the green forests of the Ginestar mountains is the village of Merlant.

Locality Population
(2005)[1]
Mata 1,903
Miànegues 551
Pedreres, les 1,113
Porqueres 266
Pujarnol 98
Usall 129

References

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament de Porqueres". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Porqueres". 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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