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Portal to Europe:General facts and figures country Spain.




image photo of the flag of Barcelona
Tourist map of Barcelona (clickable): scale 1cm= km
Barcelona Gerona Lérida Tarragona Tourist map of Barcelona

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1- type 

Castle of Cardona

: Impressive castle, now used as a parador (hotel).

2- type 

Vic

: Very old town with a Roman temple and a beautiful 65 kilometres north of Barcelona.



3- type 

Villafranca del Panadés

: This town 40 kilometers from Barcelona is known for its wine. The wine museum (Museu del Vi) is a must-visit for wine lovers.

4- type 

Sitges

: Seaside resort south of Barcelona with a beautiful historical center and a few art museums (Cau Ferrat, Maricel). Also known for celebrating carnival.

5- type 

Serra de Collserola

: Beautiful nature area near the city of Barcelona with the Tibidabo top (500 meters) as highest point. In the area there are over 1000 plant species and the over the mountain chain runs the (bike) path Carretera de les Aigues.

6- type 

Delta del Llobregat

: River plain with many birds near Barcelona and the international airport.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Barcelona (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Barcelona

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Barcelona

population: 5.332.513 (11,8%, 2e)
density (people/km2): 690 (2e)
area (km2): 7.728 (1,5%, 33e)
cities: Vic, Manresa, Badalona, Cornellà de Llobregat, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
sun hours in winter: 5
sun hours in summer: 10
tourism (%): 6,7 (6e)
bed places per km2: 11,2 (4e)
landscape: coast, mountains, rivers
highest elevation point: Costa Cabirolera 2.582 meter
News from Barcelona.


Spanish news

Youtube Barcelona video - motion pictures



Land use Barcelona

 Forest   5067 km2 
 66% 
 Other nature   628 km2 
 8% 
 Agriculture   1659 km2 
 22% 
 Grassland   44 km2 
 1% 
 Water   19 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   294 km2 
 4% 

Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  



Weather Barcelone