Montcada i Reixac

Montcada i Reixac


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Montcada i Reixac
Montcada i Reixac

Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 41°29′14″N 2°11′16″E / 41.48722°N 2.18778°E / 41.48722; 2.18778
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Vallès Occidental
  Mayor Laura Campos Ferrer (2015)[1]
  Total 23.5 km2 (9.1 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 34,394
  Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montcadenc, montcadenca

Montcada i Reixac (Catalan pronunciation: [muŋˈkaðə j rəˈʃak]), often referred to as simply Montcada, is a municipality in the comarca of the Vallès Occidental in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the confluence of the Ripoll river and the Besós river, and very close to the northernmost neighbourhoods of the city of Barcelona and is therefore a part of the metropolitan area of Barcelona. It had 33,656 inhabitants according to the 2010 census.


The following areas make up the urban tissue of Montcada: Can Cuiàs, Can Pomada, Can Sant Joan (Bifurcació), Carrerada (Montcada Nova), Font Pudenta, La Ribera (Valentine), Mas Duran, Mas Rampinyo, Montcada Centre, Pla d'en Coll, Terra Nostra (Santa Maria de Montcada) i Vallençana-Reixac. The municipality includes a small exclave to the north between Palau-solità i Plegamans and Mollet del Vallès.


The town is served by the A-7 autopista, the N-152 road, six RENFE Rodalies Barcelona and regional railway stations used by several lines, and the terminus Barcelona Metro line 11, located at Can Cuiàs.

Twin towns


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