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Camp Nou
La Liga

Barcelona is a city on the coast of northeastern Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within city limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighbouring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the fifth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, the Ruhr area, Madrid, and Milan. It is one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres high. Founded as a Roman city, in the Middle Ages Barcelona became the capital of the County of Barcelona.

Province Barcelona
Comarca Barcelonès
Type Ayuntamiento
Body Ajuntament de Barcelona
Mayor Ada Colau Ballano (Barcelona en Comú)
Rank 2nd
Urban 4,840,000
Metro 5,474,482
Postal code 080xx
Area code +34 (E) 93 (B)
INE code 08 0193
City budget (2014) €2.6 billion
Official language Catalan and Spanish
Main festivity La Mercè
Patron saint Eulalia of Barcelona

About Barcelona

The winners of multiple UEFA Champions League titles, this prolific Spanish club also has over 20 La Liga titles.

Achievement of Barcelona

FC Barcelona players have won more Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards than any other club. Recipients of the awards include Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Barcelona

Barcelona Category.. Outline of Barcelona - The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Barcelona: Barcelona –.. Architecture of Barcelona - The architecture of Barcelona has had a parallel evolution to that of the rest of the Catalan and Spanish architecture, and has followed in diverse ways the multiple trends that have been produced in the context of the history of Western architecture.. Public art in Barcelona - Public art in Barcelona is a designated group of monuments and outdoor sculptures in the city. In addition to the architecture and a network of museums, parks, and gardens, the works put an artistic stamp on the Catalan capital.. Mobile World Congress - MWC Barcelona is an annual trade show organised by GSMA, dedicated primarily to the mobile communications industry. The event is held in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via, usually in February or early-March.. OPENCities - OPENCities is a project initiated by British Council Spain, to help cities to become more open and competitive.. Mediterranean port cities and towns in Spain.. Populated places in Barcelonès.. Roman towns and cities in Spain.. Roman sites in Spain.. Coloniae (Roman).. Recipients of the Royal Gold Medal.. Historic Jewish communities.

Latest information about Barcelona updated on July 28 2021.