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The second largest city in Spain.

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A Quick Tip by Sharrie

  • May 9, 2011
Gaudi, Gaudi and more Gaudi! Been here 3x and would have loved to settle down here if I'm going to reside in Europe one day! What a beautiful and special city this is!

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review by . March 13, 2009
I sold off my belongings, stored what I kept, took all my meager savings, and moved myself to Barcelona in June 2008. I lived there for four months before leaving to travel through Europe.     I chose Barcelona for a few reasons:    I wanted to learn Spanish, but didn't want to live in Latin America by myself. I'd always wanted to go to Europe. I'd heard that Barcelona was pretty cheap and full of young, international kids (a friend of mine who lived in and traveled …
Quick Tip by . May 27, 2010
Walk La Rambla during the day for some popular street entertainment, or get lost in the adjacent alleys & discover a bustling night scene.
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Barcelona is the capital, most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, with a population of 1,615,908 in 2008. It is the eleventh-most populous municipality in the European Union and sixth-most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Ruhr Area, Madrid and Milan with the population 4,185,000. 4,9 million people live in Barcelona metropolitan area. The main part of a union of adjacent cities and municipalities named Área Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB) with a population of 3,186,461 in area of 636 km² (density 5.010 hab/km²). Barcelona is Europe's largest city on the Mediterranean coast.

It is located on the Mediterranean coast (41°23′N 2°11′E / 41.383°N 2.183°E / 41.383; 2.183) between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs and is bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola ridge (512 m/1,680 ft).

Barcelona is recognised as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts and international trade. Barcelona is a major economic centre with one of Europe's principal Mediterranean ports, and Barcelona International Airport is the second largest in Spain after the Madrid-Barajas Airport (handles about 30 million passengers per year). Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona became the capital of the Counts of Barcelona. After merging with the Kingdom of Aragon, it became one of the most important cities of ...
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