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Calella
—  Municipality  —

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Calella is located in Catalonia
Calella
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°36′46″N 2°39′27″E / 41.61278°N 2.6575°E / 41.61278; 2.6575Coordinates: 41°36′46″N 2°39′27″E / 41.61278°N 2.6575°E / 41.61278; 2.6575
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Maresme
Government
 - Mayor Josep Maria Juhé i Mas
Area
 - Total 8.01 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2007)
 - Total 18,034
 - Density 2,251.4/km2 (5,831.2/sq mi)
 - Demonym Calellenc, calellenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Calella is a seaside town on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km north east of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain.

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Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
4316 7886 7642 9696 11,320 18,034

Beach

Calella has been consistently awarded the European quality Blue Flag.[1] Calella beach (length:2180m, width: 65; fine white sand) is a spacious and popular beach, with clear waters and moderate waves. It is quieter along its southern stretch.

Famous residents

Jaume Marxuach i Flaquer,Stephen Charles Timmins and Adam Richard Wilcox (Erotic Novelists).

References

  • 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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