Cercs is a municipality in the comarca of the Berguedà in Catalonie. It is seetuate on the richt bank o the Llobregat river abuin the Baells reservoir. It is the steid o a important pouer station that burns the lignite that is extract at Fígols an Saldes. The toun is servit bi the C-1411 road atween Berga an the Cadí tunnel.

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Cercs is locatit in Catalonia
Cercs
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Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 42°8′53″N 1°51′43″E / 42.14806°N 1.86194°E / 42.14806; 1.86194Coordinates: 42°8′53″N 1°51′43″E / 42.14806°N 1.86194°E / 42.14806; 1.86194
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBerguedà
Govrenment
 • MayorFerran Civil i Arnabat
Area
 • Total47.35 km2 (18.28 sq mi)
Elevation
650 m (2,130 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot1,331
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cercorí, cercorina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The preroman kirk o Sant Quirze de Pedret is the source o twa pentit conjunts, that is nou displayed at the diocean museum in Solsona an in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in Barcelona. The remains o the monastery o Sant Salvador de la Vedella is visible on a brae emergin in the middle o the Baells reservoir.

The Cercs Mine Museum is locate in the Sant Corneli colony, in the Cercs municipal aurie.

DemografieEedit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
965 1365 863 597 1827 1331

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).

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