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Esplugues de Llobregat
—  Municipality  —

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Esplugues de Llobregat is located in Catalonia
Esplugues de Llobregat
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°22′36″N 2°5′9″E / 41.37667°N 2.08583°E / 41.37667; 2.08583Coordinates: 41°22′36″N 2°5′9″E / 41.37667°N 2.08583°E / 41.37667; 2.08583
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Government
 - Alcaldesa Pilar Díaz Romero (2007) (PSC)
Area
 - Total 4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (361 ft)
Population (2008)
 - Total 46,586
 - Density 10,127.4/km2 (26,229.8/sq mi)
 - Demonym Espluguí, espluguina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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Official language(s)
Website Official website

Esplugues de Llobregat (Spanish: Esplugas de Llobregat) is a municipality of the Barcelona metropolitan area. It belongs to the comarca of Baix Llobregat,[1] Barcelona province, Catalonia, Spain. It is a quite important municipality as it has some famous schools (German School of Barcelona and American School of Barcelona) which attract rich families there, increasing the population and services. It is linked to Barcelona through the following bus lines: 57, 63, 67, 68, 157, metropolitan buses, and Tram lines.

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History

The first nominal legal land section, a little portion of land with a few homes and a few inhabitants, in what is today Esplugues was made in 1096. The first documents which talk about a town called Esplugues de Llobregat date from the 14th century.

Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2002
1057 3218 4318 29,474 47,670 46,447

Twin towns

Notable people

Notes

  1. ^ Esplugues de Llobregat became part of the Baix Llobregat in the comarcal revision of 1990. Previously it formed part of the Barcelonès.

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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