Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona

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Metropolitan Aurie o Barcelona
administrative area
Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
Kintra Spain
Region Catalonia
Ceety Barcelona
Govrenment
 • Teep integratit territorial bouks
 • Preses (Mayor) Xavier Trias
Aurie
 • Total 636 km2 (246 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot 3,218,071 Increase
 • Density 5,060/km2 (13,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Wabsteid http://www.amb.cat
Union of Municipalities
Transport Body
Environmental Body

The Metropolitan Aurie o Barcelona (Catalan: Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona), aften referred tae as Greater Barcelona, is a territorial entity operatin on the principle o metropolitan municipality componit o Barcelona an 34 adjacent municipalities aroond the ceety. This territorial entity integratit bi three territorial executive bouks an haes a population o 3,218,071 (INE, 2009) athin a aurie o 636 km2. It is the main core o the Àmbit metropolità de Barcelona, which haes a population o 5,012,961[1] an Barcelona metropolitan aurie, wi a population of 5 million.

Executive Bouks[eedit | eedit soorce]

The three executive bouks are:

  • Mancomunitat de Municipis (Union o Municipalities): Coverin 31 municipalities, it manages common services affectin public spaces, infrastructur, facilities, urbanism an hoosin for 3,029,389 inhabitants in a aurie o 495 km2. Gien the range o services it affers, it is aften construed as the core o the AMB.
  • Entitat del Transport (Transport Authority): Coverin 18 municipalities, it serves a population o 2,790,803 in a aurie o 332 km2. These mak up the strict Barcelona conurbation. Creatit tae jyntly manage public transport athin its aurie.
  • Entitat del Medi Ambient (Environment Authority): Coverin 33 municipalities it serves a population o 3,121,795 in a aurie o 583 km2. Entrustit wi watter supply an waste management for the aurie.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona is set on the central Catalan Coast an aroond the caipital. The metropolitan area can be dividit intae twa zones:

AMB Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipality
Comarca
Population
Aurie
(km²)
Density
Distance frae
Barcelona
Barcelona Barcelonès 1,595,110 101 15,951 ---
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelonès 251,848 12 20,987 borderin
Badalona Barcelonès 216,201 22 9,827 10.8
Santa Coloma de Gramenet Barcelonès 116,765 7 16,681 borderin
Cornellà de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 84,477 7 12,068 16
Sant Boi de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 80,727 22 3,669 17.5
Sant Cugat del Vallès Vallès Occidental 74,345 48 1,517 10
El Prat de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 62,663 31 2,021 borderin
Viladecans Baix Llobregat 61,718 20 3,086 21.8
Castelldefels Baix Llobregat 58,955 13 4,535 27.7
Cerdanyola del Vallès Vallès Occidental 57,758 32 1,925 17.7
Esplugues de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 46,286 5 9,257 borderin
Gavà Baix Llobregat 44,678 31 1,489 23.1
Sant Feliu de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 42,273 12 3,523 16
Ripollet Vallès Occidental 35,661 4 8,915 18
Sant Adrià de Besòs Barcelonès 32,734 4 8,184 borderin
Montcada i Reixac Vallès Occidental 32,111 23 1,396 borderin
Sant Joan Despí Baix Llobregat 31,671 6 5,279 13.8
Barberà del Vallès Vallès Occidental 29,208 8 3,651 15
Sant Vicenç dels Horts Baix Llobregat 27,106 9 3,012 16.9
Sant Andreu de la Barca Baix Llobregat 25,743 6 4,291 19
Molins de Rei Baix Llobregat 23,540 16 1,472 12.9
Sant Just Desvern Baix Llobregat 15,391 8 1,924 borderin
Badia del Vallès Vallès Occidental 13,975 1 13,975 20
Corbera de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 13,133 18 691 25.4
Castellbisbal Vallès Occidental 11,540 31 372 22
Pallejà Baix Llobregat 10,819 8 1,352 17
Montgat Maresme 9,778 3 3,259 14
Cervelló Baix Llobregat 7,944 22 331 20
Santa Coloma de Cervelló Baix Llobregat 7,508 7 1,073 18
Tiana Maresme 7,417 8 927 15
Begues Baix Llobregat 5,898 50 118 20
Torrelles de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 4,974 14 355 21
El Papiol Baix Llobregat 3,781 9 420 15
Sant Climent de Llobregat Baix Llobregat 3,631 11 330 19
La Palma de Cervelló Baix Llobregat 3,009 5 602 21
Totals 3,150,380 633 4,977

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Coordinates: 41°22′20″N 2°4′36″E / 41.37222°N 2.07667°E / 41.37222; 2.07667