Granollers

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Granollers
Granollers Toun Haw
Granollers Toun Haw
Coat o airms o Granollers
Coat o airms
Granollers is locatit in Spain
Granollers
Granollers
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°37′N 2°18′E / 41.617°N 2.300°E / 41.617; 2.300
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaVallès Oriental
Govrenment
 • MayorJosep Mayoral i Antigas
Area
 • Total14.89 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Elevation
145 m (476 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot60,658
 • Density4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Granollerí, granollerina
Granollerins, granollerines
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
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Granollers (Catalan pronunciation: [ɡɾənuˈʎes]) is a ceety near Barcelona, in Catalonie, Spain. It is the caipital an maist densely populatit ceety o the comarca o Vallès Oriental.

Granollers is a bustlin business centre, an mony industries are locatit thare. Housomeivver, in the soothren portion o the municipality, the Palou aurie reteens the agricultural characteristics o the past.

Granollers shape a conurbation wi Canovelles, Les Franqueses del Vallès an the neebourheid o La Torreta in La Roca del Vallès. The ceety is crossed bi the Congost river, a tributar o the Besòs River. It is considered tae be situatit in the seicont croun o Barcelona metropolitan aurie. It is aroond 25 km north-east o the centre o Barcelona.

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La Porxada, a Renaissance biggin which servit as a grain storehoose, is a emblematic biggin. On Corró street, thare is the auncient hospital o Sant Domènec, nou the Francesc Tarafa theatre, a guid example o restored Gothic airchitectur.