Province o Barcelona

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Province o Barcelona
Província de Barcelona (in Catalan)
Provincia de Barcelona (in Spaingie)
Banner o Province o Barcelona
Coat o airms o Province o Barcelona
Coat o airms
Map o Spain wi Province o Barcelona heichlichtit
Map o Spain wi Province o Barcelona heichlichtit
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Catalonie
Caipital Barcelona
 • Preses Salvador Esteve
 • Total 7,733 km2 (2,986 sq mi)
Aurie rank Rankit
  1.53% of Spain
Population (2013)
 • Tot 5,540,925[1]
 • Rank Rankit 2
  11.76% of Spain
Offeecial leid(s) Catalan an Spainyie
Pairlament Cortes Generales

Barcelona (Catalan: [bəɾsəˈɫonə], Spaingie: [baɾθeˈlona]) is a province o eastern Spain, in the centre o the autonomous commonty o Catalonie. The province is bordered bi the provinces o Tarragona, Lleida, an Girona, an bi the Mediterranean Sea. 5,540,925[1] fowk stey in the province, o wham aboot 30% (1,621,537) live athin admeenistrative limits o ceety o Barcelona. Its aurie is 7,733 km² an kiver Barcelona metropolitan aurie.

The caipital o the province is the ceety o Barcelona, an the provincial cooncil is based in the Casa Serra on the Rambla de Catalunya in that ceety. Some ither ceeties an touns in Barcelona province include L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Badalona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Martorell, Mataró, Granollers, Sabadell, Terrassa, Sitges, Igualada, Vic, Manresa, Berga. See the Leet o municipalities in Barcelona an aw.

Syne the diveesion bi provinces in Spain an the diveesion bi comarques in Catalonie dsna gree evendoun, the term comarques o the province o Barcelona wadna be halely correct. Housomeivver, a leet o the comarques that are includit—totally or pairtially—in the province o Barcelona can be made:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Population Figures referring to Municipal Register 1 January 2013 - Instituto Nacional de Estadística. (National Statistics Institute)

Public Domain This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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Wirks relatit tae 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Barcelona (Spanish province) at Wikisoorce

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Coordinates: 41°40′N 2°00′E / 41.667°N 2.000°E / 41.667; 2.000