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El Vendrell

El Vendrell
El Vendrell
El Vendrell
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El Vendrell is located in Catalonia
El Vendrell
El Vendrell
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°13′13″N 1°32′05″E / 41.22028°N 1.53472°E / 41.22028; 1.53472
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaBaix Penedès
Government
 • MayorKenneth Martínez, del PSC (2019)[1]
Area
 • Total36.8 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total37,153
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
ClimateCsa
Websiteelvendrell.net

El Vendrell (Catalan pronunciation: [əl βənˈdɾeʎ]) is a town located in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, in the wine-growing region of Penedès. It is wedged between the Mediterranean and the coastal range. El Vendrell is the capital of the Baix Penedès comarca and a tourist spot, with the beaches of Comarruga, Sant Salvador [ca] and El Vendrell.

It is the source of the Catalan family name "Vendrell".

Notable people from El Vendrell

Demography

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2014
5,103 5,081 5,224 8,903 13,448 n/a

Sport

The city has a roller hockey team, Club d'Esports Vendrell [ca], one of the most important in Spain, which plays in the main League OK Liga.

Football

The city also has two amateur football clubs. The first being Club d'Esports Vendrell / CD Vendrell and UE Tancat, which are members of the Federació Catalana de Futbol.

References

  1. ^ "Ajuntament del Vendrell". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: El Vendrell". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  • 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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