Vilassar de Mar

Vilassar de Mar

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Vilassar de Mar
Vilassar de Mar

Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 41°30′22″N 2°23′28″E / 41.506°N 2.391°E / 41.506; 2.391Coordinates: 41°30′22″N 2°23′28″E / 41.506°N 2.391°E / 41.506; 2.391
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Maresme
  Mayor Damià Del Clot Trias (2015)[1]
  Total 4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 20,185
  Density 5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vilassarenc, vilassarenca

Vilassar de Mar (Catalan pronunciation: [biɫəˈsa ðə ˈmar]) is a municipality in the comarca of the Maresme in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coast between Premià de Mar and Cabrera de Mar, to the north-east of Barcelona. The town is both a tourist centre and a dormitory town for Barcelona, and is also known for its horticulture. The main N-II road and a RENFE railway line run through the town, while a local road connects the municipality with the C-32 autopista at Vilassar de Dalt and Mataró and Barcelona. The famous canned food company DANI is based in Vilassar de Mar coming from a Vilassar family.


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