Sant Julià de Lòria

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Sant Julià de Lòria
A street in Sant Julià de Lòria
A street in Sant Julià de Lòria
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Sant Julià de Lòria parish, in red, in Andorra
Sant Julià de Lòria parish, in red, in Andorra
CountryAndorra
CapitalSant Julià de Lòria
VillagesTemplate:Comma separated entries
Government
 • MayorJosep Miquel Vila Bastida
Area
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Elevation
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Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total9,379
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Demonym(s)lauredià, laurediana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
AD600
ISO 3166 codeAD-06
WebsiteOfficial website

Sant Julià de Lòria is one of the parishes of Andorra. It is the most southern parish of the country. Sant Julià de Lòria is also the name of the main town of the parish. The University of Andorra is in the parish.

Geography

The parish has an altitude of 850–2,600 m (2,790–8,530 ft); the town of Sant Julià de Lòria is at 908 m (2,979 ft) high, the lowest settlement in Andorra. The Valira river (or Gran Valira), the biggest river in the country, flows through the parish.

Sant Julià de Lòria borders with the Andorra la Vella parish to the north, with the Escaldes-Engordany parish to the northeast and with Spain to the east, south and west.

The highest mountain in the parish is Pic Negre Norte (Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.) with an elevation of 2,621 m (8,599 ft) above sea level; it is on the border with the Escaldes-Engordany parish.[3]

Population

The parish had a population, in 2015 of 9,379 inhabitants,[2] for a population density of 153.8 persons/km².

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Change in population
19811986199119962001200620112015
4,3605,5356,9057,5427,6469,4489,0519,379

Villages

There are other villages and hamlets besides the main town of Sant Julià de Lòria in the parish:

No. Town Population[5]
(2015)
Altitude[6]
(m)
Notes[6]
1 Aixirivall 851 1,148 Old names: Xirovall, Anxirivall.
It is on the left side of the Valira river.
2 Aixovall 94 1,160 Old names: Xovall, Eixovall.
It is on the right side of the Valira river, at the confluence with the Aós river (Riu d'Os).
3 Auvinyà 216 1,176 Other name: Aubinyà.
It is on the left side of the Valira river.
4 Bixessarri 47 1,180 Other name: Vixissarri.
It is on the left side of the Aós (or Bixessarri) river.
5 Certés 74 1,315 Other name: Serters.
It is on the right side of the Serters river, a left tributary of the Valira river.
6 Fontaneda 110 It is along the Fontaneda river, a right tributary of the Valira river.
7 Juberri 196 1,281 Other name: Juverri.
It is on the left side of the Valira river.
8 Llumeneres 3 1,176 It is on the left side of the Llumeneres river, a left tributary of the Valira river.
9 Nagol 59 1,176 Old name: Nagual.
It is on the right side of the Serters (or Certers) river, a left tributary of the Valira river.
10 Sant Julià de Lòria 7,729 908 The capital of the parish.

Sites of interest

  • Església de Sant Serni de Nagol is a church built in the 11th century.
  • Església de Sant Miquel de Fontaneda is a church in Fontaneda, built in the 11-12th century.
  • Santuari de la Mar de Déu de Canòlic ("Mother of God of Canòlic Sanctuary"); the Mother of God of Canòlic is the patron saint of the Sant Julià de Lòria parish.
  • La Rabassa, a cross-country skiing station; here there is also a park, Naturlandia.
  • Museu del Tabac ("Tobacco Museum"), an old tobacco factory that is now a museum.

Gallery

References

  1. "Salutació del cònsol". Comú de Sant Julià de Lòria (in Catalan). Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population by parish". Department d'Estadísticas - Govern d'Andorra. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. "Pic Negre Norte, Andorra". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. "Population by parish (1981-2016)". Department d'Estadísticas - Govern d'Andorra. Retrieved 21 Agosto 2017. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Population by town". Department d'Estadísticas - Govern d'Andorra. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Enciclopèdia Catalana" (in Catalan). Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 24 December 2016.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)