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Vilabertran municipality
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Vilabertran (Spain)
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Basic data
Autonomous Community : Catalonia
Province : Girona
Comarca : Alt Empordà
Coordinates 42 ° 17 ′  N , 2 ° 59 ′  E Coordinates: 42 ° 17 ′  N , 2 ° 59 ′  E
Height : 19  msnm
Area : 2.29 km²
Residents : 979 (Jan 1, 2019)
Population density : 427.51 inhabitants / km²
Municipality number  ( INE ): 17214
Official language : Castilian , Catalan
Mayor : Martí Armadà i Pujol
Website :
Santa Maria de Vilabertran Monastery at night
modernist tower Torre d'en Reig

The municipality of Vilabertran is located in the autonomous region of Catalonia . It belongs to the province of Girona in northeastern Spain and is part of the Comarca Alt Empordà . It borders directly on Figueres and is in turn bounded by the course of the La Muga rivers in the north and the Manol in the south.


The village was built around the monastery of Santa Maria de Vilabertran , an important Augustinian abbey that existed until 1835.


The 2007 local elections resulted in the following distribution of seats in the local council:

  1. Esquerra-AM : 6 seats
  2. PSC-PM : 1 seat


Part of the population lives from agriculture, which mainly produces vegetables for the market in Figueres and the surrounding communities. The water required for this is channeled from the Boadella reservoir to Vilabertrans fields.


  • Monestir de Santa Maria de Vilabertran. Romanesque monastery from the 11th century.
  • Torre d'en Reig. Art Nouveau tower from the 19th century, today the seat of the municipal administration.

Web links

Commons : Vilabertran  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Cifras oficiales de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal a 1 de enero . Population statistics from the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (population update).