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Sant Quirze del Vallès is a municipality located in the region of Vallès Occidental, situated in one of the most active economic regions in Europe and the most industrial area of Catalonia. The municipality is located in the midst of the triangle formed by the motorways E-9, E-15 and C-58, between Terrassa, Sabadell, Cerdanyola and a stone's throw away from Barcelona.

Sant Quirze del Vallès is home to five business parks: Can Torres Can LLobet, Can Casablanques, Can Canals, Can Feu and Can Corbera, with direct connections to the main motorways and roads which guarantees the city's mobility. Few kilometres separates the city from the El Prat Airport, the high speed rail line and train connections to Barcelona every four minutes.
 
Also valuable is the proximity of several poles of knowledge such as Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Technology Centres. The city has signed a collaboration agreement with Leitat Technological Center to work on improvements in the areas of Business, Public Roads, the Environment, Land and business training. Since November 2009, the town has been a member of the UAB’s Campus of International Excellence.

Sant Quirze enjoys a high standards of welfare and quality of life, with a residential model based on green areas and a low density population. Ideal for all those who wish to live, work or carry out economic activities in the area. Quality in education is assured thanks to its proximity with Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. This potential will grow even more with the future Campus of the International University of Catalonia.

18.702

Population

14,27

Extension in km2

Contact

Mayor: Elisabeth Oliveras

Address: Plaça de la Vila, 1 (08192) Sant Quirze del Vallès

Telephone: 34 93 721 68 00

E-mail: ajuntament@santquirzevalles.cat

Website: http://www.santquirzevalles.cat/