Alcanar is the southernmost municipality in Catalonia. It is located in the comarca ( county ) Montsiā in the province of Tarragona, on the border of the Autonomous Community of Valencia.
For many Spaniards with second homes and tourists, the beach of Alcanar ( Platja de l' Estanyet ) is an attraction.
The community in 1978 was known as an exploded gas cylinders loaded with trucks. The balance of the tragedy: 217 dead and over 300 injured persons. See the article: tanker truck accident in Los Alfaques.
Villages in the municipality of Alcanar
- Alcanar 6910
- Alcanar -Platja 707
- Les Cases d' Alcanar 1181
- La Selleta 70
Collection of numbers: 2004
- France Bordères -sur- l'Échez, Hautes -Pyrenees