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A piece of History of Catalonia

Catalonia (Catalunya, in Catalan; Catalonha, in Aranese), is regarded as an autonomous community and a historical nationality that is located northeast of the Iberian Peninsula. It occupies an area of about 32,000 km²; it borders on the north by France … Continue reading

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Barcelona

Barcelona is, as to size and population, the second largest city in the Iberian peninsula; it is located on the northeastern coast of the aforementioned mass of land and its shores are bathed by the Mediterranean sea. It is also … Continue reading

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Tarragona

Tarragona’s history According to legend, the god Jupiter left his mortal wife when he fell in love with the city of Tarragona. Through history, we know that Tarragona was, more than two thousand years ago, the residence of Augustus and … Continue reading

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Lleida

Lleida (in Catalan, the co-official language of Catalonia) is a city situated in the north-east of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, and is the capital of the homonymous province. The city of Lleida has a population of 139,834 inhabitants and … Continue reading

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Girona

Girona is a city located in the northeast of Catalonia, and is the regional capital of the Girona province and of the administrative region known as Gironés. It is included, according to the General Terrirorial Plan of Catalonia, in the … Continue reading

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