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Tourist map of Tarragona (clickable): scale 1cm= km
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1- type 

Amphitheater of Tarragona (Amfiteatro de Tarraco)

: from the 1st century after Christ immediately behind the coast-line (Costa Dorada). Other Roman remains are visible in the national archaeological museum. Further travel-tips for this city are the Roman aqueduct just outside the city next to the highway A7 and the remains of a Roman circus.

2- type 

Ebro Delta (Delta de l'Ebre)

: Largest wetland in the western Mediterranean sea-area with over 300 bird species. In Llacuna de la Tancada you are able to see flamingos.



3- type 

Nature area Ports de Beseit

: limestone massif with great fauna west of Tortosa.

4- type 

PortAventura

: theme park in Salou with the themes: the wild West, China, Mexico, Polynesia and the Mediterranean.

5- type 

Monastery of Poblet (Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet)

: Cistercian monastery from the year 1151, located in a valley about 10 kilometers from Montblanc in the inland of Tarragona.

The weather and climate

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



2) Weather forecast Tarragona

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

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General Information Tarragona

population: 757.795 (1,7%, 19e)
density (people/km2): 120 (16e)
area (km2): 6.303 (1,2%, 39e)
cities: Reus, Salou, Tortosa, Valls
sun hours in winter: 5
sun hours in summer: 11
tourism (%): 2,9 (11e)
bed places per km2: 6,1 (9e)
landscape: coast, mountains
highest elevation point: Caro 1.447 meter
News from Tarragona.


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Youtube Tarragona video - motion pictures



Land use Tarragona

 Forest   2269 km2 
 36% 
 Other nature   980 km2 
 16% 
 Agriculture   2905 km2 
 46% 
 Grassland   4 km2 
 0% 
 Water   64 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   27 km2 
 0% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather Tarragone