Esplugues de Llobregat

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Esplugues de Llobregat (Template:IPA-ca) is a municipality of the Barcelona metropolitan area. It belongs to the comarca of Baix Llobregat, Barcelona province, Catalonia, Spain. It has some schools, such as the German School of Barcelona and American School of Barcelona, which attract rich families, thus increasing the population and services. It is linked to Barcelona through the following bus lines: 57, 63, 67, 68, 157, metropolitan buses, and Tram lines. The German School of Barcelona is located here.

History

The first nominal legal land section, a little portion of land with a few homes and a few inhabitants, in what is today Esplugues was made in 1096. The first documents which talk about a town called Esplugues de Llobregat date from the 14th century.

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Demography

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Twin towns

Notable people

  • Carme Chacón: Minister of Defence
  • Óscar Jaenada: Actor
  • Mercedes Milá: Journalist
  • Lorenzo Milá: Journalist
  • Pilar Giménez García: Musician
  • Gemma Romera: Sommelier
  • Shakira: Colombian Singer
  • Gerard Piqué: Footballer

Notes

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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).

External links

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