For the biologist, see Ramon Margalef.

Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: ES 41°17′7″N 0°45′15″E / 41.28528°N 0.75417°E / 41.28528; 0.75417Coordinates: ES 41°17′7″N 0°45′15″E / 41.28528°N 0.75417°E / 41.28528; 0.75417
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
Comarca Priorat
  mayor Joaquim Vila Gibert (2015)[1]
  Total 34.7 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Elevation 379 m (1,243 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 108
  Density 3.1/km2 (8.1/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Margalefà, margalefana
Margalef nature
Rocks and climbing routes in Margalef
Climbing at Margalef
Forat hold on a Conglomerate rock in Margalef

Margalef is a village in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the edge of Montsant and is a popular ecotourism destination, especially among rock climbers. The rock type is conglomerate and it has more than 500 climbing routes of different grades, from 4 to 9b. Many of the buildings in the village are also built on conglomerate formations.

Margalef's important economic activity is agriculture, mainly producing olives, almonds, and fruits.


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