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Bossòst

Bossòst
The village of Bossòst, next to the Garona river.
The village of Bossòst, next to the Garona river.
Flag of Bossòst
Coat of arms of Bossòst
Location in Aran
Location in Aran
Bossòst is located in Catalonia
Bossòst
Bossòst
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 42°47′8″N 0°41′31″E / 42.78556°N 0.69194°E / 42.78556; 0.69194
Sovereign state Spain
Country Catalonia
RegionAran
TerçonQuate Lòcs
ProvinceLleida
Government
 • MayorAmador Marqués Atés (2015)[1] (UA)
Area
 • Total28.2 km2 (10.9 sq mi)
Elevation
924 m (3,031 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,110
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25550
Official language(s)Occitan (Aranese), Catalan and Spanish
ClimateCfb
Websitewww.bossost.es

Bossòst (Occitan pronunciation: [buˈsɔs]) is a small Pyrenean village and municipality located in western Aran, Catalonia. It had 1,121 inhabitants as of 2022.[4] It is located in the terçon of Quate Lòcs.

Situated on the left bank of the river Garona, the village is bordered by Les, Vilamòs, Arres and France (by Bagnères-de-Luchon). The local football club, UE Bossòst, has the rare distinction of playing its regular matches in a foreign competition (it plays in the French minor leagues).

References

  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Bossòst". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Bossòst". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  4. ^ "Idescat. The municipality in figures". www.idescat.cat. Retrieved 2023-10-28.



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