What is Barcelona?

  • (noun): A city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean; 2nd largest Spanish city and the largest port and commercial center; has been a center for radical political beliefs.

Barcelona

Barcelona ( /bɑrsɨˈloʊnə/, ) is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid, with a population of 1,621,537 within its administrative limits on a land area of 101.4 km2 (39 sq mi). The urban area of Barcelona extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of between 4,200,000 and 4,500,000 within an area of 803 km2 (310 sq mi), being the sixth-most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, the Ruhr, Madrid and Milan. About five million people live in the Barcelona metropolitan area. It is also the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. It is located on the Mediterranean coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs and is bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola ridge (512 m/1,680 ft).

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List Of Hospitals In Spain - Catalonia - Barcelona
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FC Barcelona Rugby
... Futbol Club Barcelona Rugby is a Spanish rugby union club ... at the Ciutat Esportiva Municipal Vall d'Hebrón-Teixonera and belong to the FC Barcelona family ...
Orsini Bomb
... Salvador threw two Orsini bombs into the crowd at Barcelona's Liceu Theater ... believed that it is the Orsini bomb which is kept in the Museu d'Història de Barcelona (MUHBA), and was temporarily displayed at the Van Gogh Museum in 2007, during an exhibit on ... a sculpture of a demon handing an Orsini bomb to a working-class male in the exterior of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia cathedral ...
RCD Espanyol De Barcelona
... Reial Club Deportiu Espanyol de Barcelona (, English Royal Spanish Sports Club of Barcelona) is a sports club based in Barcelona, Spain ...
Barcelona - Other Sights
... Torre Agbar The Torre de Collserola on the Tibidabo is the tallest structure in Barcelona (288.4m) The view from Gaudi's Park Güell Hospital de Sant ...