Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain
and the second largest city in the country, with a population of 1,620,943
within its administrative limits.
The urban area of Barcelona extends beyond the administrative city limits with a
population of around 4.5 million, being the sixth-most populous urban area
in the European Union
the Ruhr, Madrid
About five million people live in the Barcelona metropolitan area.
It is the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between
the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Bes˛s, and bounded to the west
by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres (1,680 ft) high.
Barcelona's Notable Births
Barcelona's Notable Deaths
- 1899 November 29
- FC Barcelona, Soccer team (born at Barcelona, Spain) Sagittarius
- 1946 March 19
- Bigas Luna
, movie director (born at Barcelona,Spain) (dead 2013
April 06) Pisces
- Carlo Ugo di Borbone-Parma
, politician (dead at Barcelona) (born 1930 April 08) Aries