Vilanova de Sau

Vilanova de Sau

Pantà de Sau (Sau Reservoir)

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Vilanova de Sau
Vilanova de Sau

Location in Catalonia

Coordinates: 41°57′N 2°23′E / 41.950°N 2.383°E / 41.950; 2.383
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
  Mayor Joan Riera Comellas (2015)[1]
  Total 58.8 km2 (22.7 sq mi)
Elevation 558 m (1,831 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 314
  Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vilanovenc

Vilanova de Sau is a town in the comarca of the Osona in Catalonia, eastern Spain. It is situated in the valley called Sau. The Ter river runs through the valley, now damed into Pantà de Sau, a reservoir which is in the municipal territory of Vilanova de Sau, and is a tourist attraction and base for water sports and hiking. The reservoir houses the submerged village of church of Sant Romà.

The municipality is linked to Vic and the C-25 (Eix transversal, Girona-Lleida) by the N-141 road.


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