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The Municipality

Geographical location

Municipality in El Priorat sheltered by La Serra del Montsant, at the confluence of the Montsant River and the stream of Scala Dei. The township takes up 5,57km&sup2.

The village, at 214 metres above sea level is located on top of a rocky hill, under which the two rivers flow. La Vilella Alta is only 2 kilometres away from town.

                        

Economical activities

The town's economy is based on agriculture. The chief crops are vine and olive trees. The two farming co-operatives in town make red and white wine and also olive oil.

The red wine made in Vilella has the very best quality. In 1979, the co-operative was awarded with the 1st prize and the Generalitat Cup in the 3rd wine contest of El Priorat.



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