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IBERIAN CITY OF MOLÍ D'ESPÍGOL (TORNABOUS)

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The site is temporarily
closed for restoration
and rehabilitation.

The Iberian city of Molí d'Espígol was founded atop a slight rise in the Urgell Plane. This settlement, which dates to between the late 6th and early 5th century BC, constitutes one of the Ilergetes tribe's most advanced examples of urban planning. Predominant political and commercial hub, its economy revolved around agriculture and livestock farming.

This intense economic activity helped structure the site's overall urban layout: complex and compartmentalised houses with rooms exclusively for storage. With the arrival of the Romans, the city entered a period of decline that ultimately led to its abandonment.

This site forms part of the Archaeology Museum of Catalonia's Iberian Route.