Sant Cugat del Vallès (IPA: [ˈsaŋ kuˈɣad dəɫ βəˈʎɛs]) (pop. 81,745 in 2010) is a toun an municipality north o Barcelona in Catalonie, Spain. Kent as Castrum Octavianum in antiquity, it is namit efter Saunt Cucuphas, who is said tae hae been martyred on the spot nou occupee'd bi its medieval monastery.

Sant Cugat del Vallès
Monestir de Sant Cugat.jpg
Coat o airms o Sant Cugat del Vallès
Coat o airms
Sant Cugat del Vallès is locatit in Spain
Sant Cugat del Vallès
Sant Cugat del Vallès
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°28′N 2°05′E / 41.467°N 2.083°E / 41.467; 2.083
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaVallès Occidental
Govrenment
 • MayorMercè Conesa i Pagès (CiU)
Area
 • Total48.32 km2 (18.66 sq mi)
Elevation
124 m (407 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot84,946
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santcugatenc
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Wabsteidwww.santcugat.cat

DescriptionEedit

The toun's ither biggins include the Schuil o Airchitectur o the Vallès an the Centre d'Alt Rendiment (CAR, translit. Heich Performance Centre), a famous centre for profeesional sport trainin.

Sant Cugat haes acome an affluent suburb o Barcelona due tae its location (anerly 20 kilometres frae the ceety), its naitural surroondins, an its pedestrian shoppin aurie. Sant Cugat affers restaurants, a concert venue, twa cinemas, an ane lairge shoppin centre an aw. It is a poleetical stranghauld for conservative Catalan naitionalism an aw, wi Convergència i Unió dominatin the toun's politics.

The toun haes its awn train station wi a direct metro connection intae Barcelona ceety centre an the nearbi industrial ceeties o Terrassa an Sabadell.

Main sichtsEedit

  • Monastery o Sant Cugat
  • Hermitage o Sant Medir (10t hunderyear)
  • Hermitage o Sant Adjutori (10t hunderyear)
  • Torre Negra (12t hunderyear)
  • Gothic brig o Can Vernet (14t hunderyear)

DemografieEedit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2012
2120 5190 6992 20,490 35,302 84,946[1]

EddicationEedit

The Colegio Japonés de Barcelona, a Japanese internaitional schuil, is locatit in the commune.[2]

Sister ceetiesEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. http://www.idescat.cat/poblacioestrangera/?b=0&res=e203&lang=es
  2. "バルセロナ日本人学校地図" (Archive) Colegio Japonés de Barcelona. Retrieved on 4 January 2014. "Can Graells 61, 08174, Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona, Spain"
  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spaingie). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

Freemit airtinsEedit