Barcelona (province)

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Barcelona (Catalan pronunciation: [bəɾsəˈɫonə]; Spanish pronunciation: [baɾθeˈlona]) is a province of eastern Spain, in the center of the autonomous community of Catalonia.

Overview

It is bordered by the provinces of Tarragona, Lleida, and Girona, and by the Mediterranean Sea.

Its capital is Barcelona. 5.507.813 people live in the province [1] (2010), of whom 1,621,537 live in the municipality of Barcelona. Its area is 7,733 km²

Some other cities and towns in Barcelona province include L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Badalona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Martorell, Mataró, Granollers, Sabadell, Terrassa, Sitges, Igualada, Vic, Manresa, Berga. See also List of municipalities in Barcelona.

Since the division by provinces in Spain and the division by comarques in Catalonia do not completely agree, the term comarques of the province of Barcelona would not be entirely correct. However, a list of the comarques that are included -totally or partially- in the province of Barcelona can be made:

References

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (Eleventh ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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