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—  Comarca  —


Coat of arms
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Capital Manresa
 - Total 1,295.2 km2 (500.1 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 - Total 155,112
 - Density 119.8/km2 (310.2/sq mi)
 - Demonym  
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
Largest municipality Manresa

The comarca (county) of Bages lies in the center of Catalonia, Spain. It includes two subcomarques, el Moianès and el Lluçanès.

Industries include the mining of potash at Súria and Sallent, and the manufacture of textiles along the rivers Llobregat and Cardener. Agriculture includes vineyards, cereals, and olive groves.

To the north are Berguedà and (running clockwise) Osona, Vallès Oriental and Vallès Occidental. To the south are Baix Llobregat, l'Anoia and el Solsonès.


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Coordinates: 41°46′44″N 1°51′40″E / 41.77889°N 1.86111°E / 41.77889; 1.86111

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