Premià de Mar (Catalan pronunciation: [pɾəmiˈa ðə ˈmar]) is a municipality in the comarca o the Maresme in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the coast atween El Masnou an Vilassar de Mar, tae the north-east o Barcelona. The toun is baith a tourist centre an a dormitory toun for Barcelona.

Premià de Mar
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Coordinates: 41°29′31″N 2°21′43″E / 41.49194°N 2.36194°E / 41.49194; 2.36194Coordinates: 41°29′31″N 2°21′43″E / 41.49194°N 2.36194°E / 41.49194; 2.36194
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaMaresme
Govrenment
 • MayorMiquel Buch i Moya
Area
 • Total1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total27,590
 • Density14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Premianenc, premianenca
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)


Riera de Premià

Like amaist aw municipalities o Maresme, Premià 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.

The toun centre haes biggins in a wide range o styles: neoclessical, modernista, noucentista an simply eclectic. The kirk o Sant Cristòfol haes a baroque doorwey wi maritime motifs.

DemografieEedit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
2239 3380 3947 11,284 20,069 27,590

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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