Balaguer

town in Catalonia

Balaguer (Catalan pronunciation: [bəɫəˈɣe], locally: [balaˈɣe]) is the capital of the Noguera comarca. It is located in the Province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain.

Balaguer
Church of St. Mary.
Church of St. Mary.
Flag of Balaguer
Flag
Coat of arms of Balaguer
Coat of arms
Balaguer is located in Catalonia
Balaguer
Balaguer
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°47′N 0°49′E / 41.783°N 0.817°E / 41.783; 0.817
Country Spain
CommunityCatalonia
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaNoguera
Government
 • MayorMiquel Aguilà Barril
Area
 • Total57.32 km2 (22.13 sq mi)
Elevation
233 m (764 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total16,779
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Balaguerí, balaguerina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)