Les Corts (destrict)

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Destricts o Barcelona, Les Corts (Destrict 4) coloured yellae.

Les Corts (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫəs ˈkorts]) is ane o the ten destricts intae which Barcelona, Spain haes been dividit up syne 1984, nummered IV. It wis creatit in 1897 oot o twa umwhile municipalities: Les Corts de Sarrià an some pairts o Sarrià (the remainin o which went tae become the current destrict o Sarrià-Sant Gervasi). It haed 82.588 inhabitants in the 2005 census, which maks it the least populous destrict o the ceety.

It is locatit in the wastren pairt o the ceety, next tae three ither destricts o Barcelona : Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Eixample as well as Sants-Montjuïc, an twa municipalities o the Barcelona metropolitan aurie: L'Hospitalet de Llobregat and Esplugues de Llobregat.

Avinguda de Sarrià in Les Corts

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name is no derivit frae courts, but developit frae the Laitin cohors, cohortes (meanin "landwart hooses"), as a reference tae the local Roman villas an masies which stood thare afore the 20t-hunderyear urbanisation o the aurie.[1]

Neebourheids[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is further dividit intae the follaein neebourheids:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.elpais.com/articulo/cataluna/Diagonal/desviada/elpepuespcat/20100327elpcat_12/Tes

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 41°23′14.53″N 2°08′30.55″E / 41.3873694°N 2.1418194°E / 41.3873694; 2.1418194