Province o Barcelona

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Province o Barcelona
Província de Barcelona (Catalan)
Provincia de Barcelona (Spainyie)
Province

Flag

Coat of arms
Map o Spain wi Province o Barcelona heichlichtit
Autonomous commonty Catalonie
Caipital Barcelona
Government
 • Preses Salvador Esteve
Area
 • Total 7,733 km2 (2,986 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked
  1.53% o Spain
Population (2013)
 • Total 5,540,925[1]
 • Rank Ranked 2
  11.76% o Spain
Offeecial leid(s) Catalan an Spainyie
Website www.diba.es

Barcelona (Catalan: [bəɾsəˈɫonə], Spanish: [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 live in the province, o whom aboot 30% (1,621,537) live athin admeenistrative limits o ceety o Barcelona. Its aurie is 7,733 km² an cover 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 an aw Leet o municipalities in Barcelona.

Syne the diveesion bi provinces in Spain an the diveesion bi comarques in Catalonie dae no completely gree, the term comarques o the province o Barcelona wad no be entirely 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)

 This airticle incorporates text fae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11t 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