Montcada i Reixac

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Montcada i Reixac
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Montcada i Reixac is located in Province of Barcelona
Montcada i Reixac
Montcada i Reixac
Location in Catalonia
Montcada i Reixac is located in Spain
Montcada i Reixac
Montcada i Reixac
Montcada i Reixac (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°29′14″N 2°11′16″E / 41.48722°N 2.18778°E / 41.48722; 2.18778
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ComarcaVallès Occidental
 • MayorLaura Campos Ferrer (2015)[1]
 • Total23.5 km2 (9.1 sq mi)
36 m (118 ft)
 • Total35,599
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/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.

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  1. ^ "Ajuntament de Montcada i Reixac". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Montcada i Reixac". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  • 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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