El Vendrell

El Vendrell 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 and El Vendrell.

El Vendrell
El Vendrell

Coat of arms
El Vendrell
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°13′13″N 1°32′05″E
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaBaix Penedès
Government
  MayorMartí Carnicer i Vidal (2015)[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

It gives name to 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, one of the most important in Spain, and dispute the main League OK Liga.

References

  • 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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