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Terra Alta
—  Comarca  —

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Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Capital Gandesa
Municipalities
Area
 - Total 740.0 km2 (285.7 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 - Total 12,196
 - Density 16.5/km2 (42.7/sq mi)
 - Demonym  
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
Largest municipality Gandesa

Terra Alta is a sparsely populated inland comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain. Its capital is Gandesa. It is also known as Castellania, a name dating back to its medieval status as a fiefdom held by the Order of Knights of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem under the Crown of Aragon.

Municipalities

Population figures are for 2002.

  • Arnes - pop. 501
  • Batea - pop. 2,063
  • Bot - pop. 793
  • Caseres - pop. 323
  • Corbera d'Ebre - pop. 1,040
  • La Fatarella - pop. 1,184
  • Gandesa - pop. 2,805
  • Horta de Sant Joan - pop. 1,189
  • El Pinell de Brai - pop. 1,075
  • La Pobla de Massaluca - pop. 426
  • Prat de Comte - pop. 187
  • Vilalba dels Arcs - pop. 736

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Coordinates: 41°03′N 0°26′E / 41.05°N 0.433°E / 41.05; 0.433








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