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Castellfollit de la Roca
Flag of Castellfollit de la Roca
Coat of arms of Castellfollit de la Roca
Castellfollit de la Roca is located in Province of Girona
Castellfollit de la Roca
Castellfollit de la Roca
Location in Catalonia
Castellfollit de la Roca is located in Spain
Castellfollit de la Roca
Castellfollit de la Roca
Castellfollit de la Roca (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°13′17″N 2°33′3″E / 42.22139°N 2.55083°E / 42.22139; 2.55083
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceGirona
ComarcaGarrotxa
Government
 • MayorMiquel Reverter i Tres (2015)[1][2] (ERC)
Area
 • Total0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation
296 m (971 ft)
Population
 (2018)[4]
 • Total956
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
DemonymCastellfollitenc
Websitewww.castellfollitdelaroca.cat

Castellfollit de la Roca (Catalan pronunciation: [kəsˌteʎfuˈʎid ˈrɔkə]) is a municipality in the comarca of Garrotxa, in the Province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The urban area is bordered by the confluence of the Fluvià and Toronell rivers, between which the town's basalt cliff rises.

Castellfollit de la Roca viewed from its old church bell tower

The basalt cliff

Castellfollit de la Roca is part of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. The basalt crag where the town is situated is over 50 metres (160 feet) high and almost a kilometre long. It was formed by the overlaying of two lava flows.[5]

References

  1. ^ "City council webpage". Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Ajuntament de Castellfollit de la Roca". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  3. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Castellfollit de la Roca". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  4. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  5. ^ "Castellfollit de la Roca, all the information of this tourist town". Archived from the original on 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2008-05-23.


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