Begues

Begues (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbeɣəs]) is a municipality in the comarca o Baix Llobregat in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit in the sooth-wast o the comarca, an its municipal territory covers maist o the Garraf massif includin the peaks o el Montau (658 m) an La Morella (594 m).

Begues
Coat of airms o Begues
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Coordinates: 41°20′N 1°56′E / 41.333°N 1.933°E / 41.333; 1.933Coordinates: 41°20′N 1°56′E / 41.333°N 1.933°E / 41.333; 1.933
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBaix Llobregat
Area
 • Total50.42 km2 (19.47 sq mi)
Elevation
399 m (1,309 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total5,023
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Beguetà, beguetana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Sundial in Begues

Begues is a important tourist centre, an it is connectit wi Avinyonet del Penedès an with Gavà bi a local road. Recently, Begues signed a contract wi the mental asylum "Pere Mata" so that the mentally challengit coud contribute tae the veelage's economy bi wrappin up the popular Spaingie lollipop Chupa Chups in the local factory.

DemografieEedit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2002
1077 1003 968 1403 1534 5023

ReferencesEedit

  • 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).