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Ribes de Freser

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Ribes de Freser

Coat of arms
Ribes de Freser
Ribes de Freser
Location in Catalonia
Ribes de Freser
Ribes de Freser
Ribes de Freser (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°18′34″N 2°10′17″E / 42.30944°N 2.17139°E / 42.30944; 2.17139Coordinates: 42°18′34″N 2°10′17″E / 42.30944°N 2.17139°E / 42.30944; 2.17139
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaRipollès
Government
 • MayorMarc Prat Arrey (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total41.9 km2 (16.2 sq mi)
Elevation
912 m (2,992 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,766
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ribetà, ribetana
Websitewww.ajribesdefreser.cat
Church of Santa Maria and Town Hall
Church of Santa Maria and Town Hall

Ribes de Freser (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈriβəz ðə fɾəˈze]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Ripollès in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the confluence of the Freser, Rigard and Segadell rivers, 14 km (8.7 mi) north of Ripoll. It is known for its mineral water, paper manufacture and milk products, and is also an important tourist centre. A rack railway runs from the town to Queralbs and to the shrine of Núria, through the Vall de Núria. The town is on the communication route from Barcelona to Puigcerdà (N-152 road and RENFE railway line).

Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2005
1699 2965 3564 3133 2627 2044

See also

References

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