Cabrera de Mar (Catalan pronunciation: [kəˈβɾeɾə ðə ˈmar]) is a municipality o the comarca o Maresme in Catalonie, Spain.

Cabrera de Mar
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Coat of airms o Cabrera de Mar
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Coordinates: 41°31′41″N 2°23′46″E / 41.52806°N 2.39611°E / 41.52806; 2.39611
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaMaresme
Govrenment
 • MayorJaume Borràs i Ferré
Area
 • Total8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total4,408
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cabrerencs
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08029

It is locatit next tae the Català mediterranean coast, atween the municipalities o Vilassar de Mar an Mataró, awtho the urban centre is at aboot 2,5 km inland, in a smaw valley atween the hills o Burriac (whaur the remains o the Sant Vicenç de Burriac castle are located) an Montcabrer. Apairt frae the twa mentioned, Cabrera de Mar borders wi the municipalities o Cabrils an Argentona an aw.

Population in Cabrera de Mar is quite scattered in several nucleus o different origins. The casc antic (main centre), Agell (kent as Santa Elena d'Agell an aw), Sant Joan de Munt an Mas Terrillo are locatit inland, whauras Pla de l'Avellà, Costamar an Bonamar are locatit next to the coast.

The toun centre haes biggins in a wide range o styles: neoclessical, modernista, noucentista an simply eclectic.

Like amaist aw municipalities o Maresme, Cabrera de Mar haes been historically vera well connectit wi the rest o the comarca an wi Barcelona thanks tae auld Camí Ral (Ryal Wey) (actual N-II main road) an railwey (Barcelona-Mataró railwey route (1848) wis the first tae be constructit in aw the Iberian Peninsula). Communications hae been enhancit in recent years wi the construction (1969) o the C-32's Barcelona-Mataró section, the first autopista (heich-gate) tae be constructit in aw the Iberian Peninsula an aw.

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  • 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 (Català).

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