Dosrius is a municipality in the comarca o Maresme in Catalonie, Spain, locatit in the interior o the comarca on the border wi the Vallès Oriental, an is at the heid o the Argentona Riera. The oreeginal name, first recordit in 963, is "Duos Rios". This leeterally means "Twa Rivers" an refers tae the 2 rivers that jyn tae shape the Argentona Riera, an is reflectit in the coat o airms.

Dosrius
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Coat of airms o Dosrius
Coat airms
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Coordinates: 41°35′N 2°25′E / 41.583°N 2.417°E / 41.583; 2.417Coordinates: 41°35′N 2°25′E / 41.583°N 2.417°E / 41.583; 2.417
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaMaresme
Govrenment
 • MayorJosep Jo i Munné
Area
 • Total40.73 km2 (15.73 sq mi)
Elevation
147 m (482 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total4,658
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Dosriuenc, dosriuenca
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

EconomyEedit

The municipalities economy is based on various manufacturin processes, predominatit bi the textile industry, as well as bein hame tae ane o the twa "Torres" crisp factories. Tourism plays a muckle pairt an aw, thare bein a active Donkey sanctuar an a muckle adventur pairk, in addeetion tae the aurie attractin muckle nummers o walkers an riders.

PopulationEedit

While Dosrius veelage itsel haes a predominantly permanent population, as does the neebourin veelage o Canyamars (a smawer veelage that faws athin the municipality), thare are several urbanizations an aw, Can Canyamars, Can Massuet, Can Figueras bein the mucklest, which are predominantly seicont hames.

Historical population o Dosrius
Year1991199620012006
Population1211226930984469

Main sichtsEedit

  • Esglèsia de Sant Andreu del Far (Kirk o Saunt Andra o El Far), conteenin the tombs o the Coonts o Bell-Lloc.
  • Santuari del Corredor (Sanctuar o the Corredor), a 16t-hunderyear monastery situatit in the Corredor Natural Pairk.
  • Església de Sant Esteve (Kirk o Saunt Steven) Canyamars.
  • Dosrius Castle
  • Pau de glaç (Ice Well), A semi subterranean ice hoose on the ootskirts o Canyamars.

Freemit airtinsEedit