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Verges, Catalonia

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Verges
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Location in Catalonia
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Verges (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°3′49″N 3°02′52″E / 42.06361°N 3.04778°E / 42.06361; 3.04778
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCatalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaBaix Empordà
Government
 • mayorIgnasi Sabater Poch (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total9.7 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,189
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vergelità, vergelitana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
17211
Websitewww.verges.cat

Verges is a Spanish municipality in the Province of Girona, in Catalonia.

Features

The town is famous for its Dansa de la Mort celebrations every Holy Thursday, probably the last remaining Dance of Death in Europe, performed uninterruptedly since the Middle Ages.

Among the notable citizens born in Verges are:

See also

References

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