Vilanova de Prades

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Vilanova de Prades
Skyline of Vilanova de Prades
Coat of arms of Vilanova de Prades
Coat of arms
Vilanova de Prades is located in Catalonia
Vilanova de Prades
Vilanova de Prades
Coordinates: 41°21′0″N 0°57′31″E / 41.35000°N 0.95861°E / 41.35000; 0.95861
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCatalonia
ProvinceTarragona Tarragona
ComarcaConca de Barberà Conca de Barberà
Government
 • mayorArtur Miró Palau (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Elevation
893 m (2,930 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total117
 • Density5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vilanoví, vilanovina
Websitewww.vprades.altanet.org

Vilanova de Prades is a municipality in the comarca of Conca de Barberà, in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. It is a popular holiday resort located at high altitude atop the Serra de la Llena, close to the area where this mountain range meets the Prades Mountains.

The town appears mentioned for the first time in an 1159 document regarding the limits of Prades. The main monuments are Sant Salvador church in the centre, as well as the Sant Antoni de Pàdua shrine at the edge of the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Vilanova de Prades". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Vilanova de Prades". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  • Tomàs Bonell, Jordi; Descobrir Catalunya, poble a poble, Prensa Catalana, Barcelona, 1994

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