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Population: 280 inhabitants (2001) - Surface: 3'59 km2 - Density: 77,99 h/km2 - Altitude: 115 m - Bigger parties: 18 January (Sant Sebastià) and 22 July (Santa Magdalena)

CITY COUNCIL.jpg (56556 bytes)   Located near the Francolí river, the village is surrounded by a vast plain. The term is full of irrigated farming, as it takes advantage of the water from the Francolí river. The hazel is the dominating cultivation. On the unirrigated lands we way find hazels and olive trees.

   The cooperative farming, created in 1929, markets with products and offers services to the farmers. The social house, the school and the sport tracks assure the quality of life of the village.

   The streets are wide and bright, with spacious houses solidly built, adjusted to the needings and to the way of life of the farmers.

la Masó Situation

THE POPULATION'S EVOLUTION

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SANTA MAGDALENA'S CHURCH.jpg (52863 bytes)   SANTA MAGDALENA'S PARROCHIAL CHURCH - The main nucleus of the village is located around the Santa Magdalena's Church. This building was built at the end of the XIX century. The landscape stands out because of its vast size and the dimensions of the cupola, covered with glazed tiles that radiate the bright light of the Alt Camp and get a special brilliant.

   The floor of the church is a latin cross with three naves. The construction follows the neoromanesque style. The bell tower belongs to the old church and forms an exempted tower, of squared base, with two octagonal bodies covered with a cupola. Next to the church emphasizes Ca Benet, with a Renaissance styled façane against a hall.

RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANT CASA GURÍ - c/. Sant Sebastià, 20 - Telephone. (+34) 977 63 73 46

LINKS

City Council - c/. Major, 15 - 43143  la  MASÓ - Telephone and Fax: (+34) 977 63 72 55

School CEIP Els Til·lers (la Masó)

Basic statistic of the Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya (IDESCAT)

General data of the Sistema d'Informació d'Aministració Local (SIAL)

Original: L'ALT CAMP (Consell Comarcal de l'Alt Camp) Year: 2000 - English translation: Teresa Paladella

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RESTAURANTS RECOMENDED

Restaurant EL CALIU -Bellavista-

Restaurant CERVELLÓ -Fontscaldes-

Restaurant L'ESPORTELL DEL BOU -Picamoixons-

Restaurant EL REFUGI -Valls-

HOTELS & ROURAL TOURISM

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BIBLIOGRAPHY: Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana, Història de Catalunya, Gran Geografia Comarcal de Catalunya, Tarragona Poble a Poble, Salvat Català, Geografia Comarcal de Catalunya, Enciclopèdia Universal Catalana, Calendari de Festes, etc. ... Also diverse publications, triptyches, bulletins, etc. published by city councils, Consells Comarcals, Generalitat of Catalunya, diputació provincial. And documental sources of particular files.