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  Property Net Spain - Barcelona - Zones and Maps - property in Spain
Barcelona itself is a major international city, a cosmopolitan hotbed of culture and art that moves at a dynamic pace and arguably one of the finest cities in Europe.
At the west of the Barcelona province, inland, L’Anoia is a fertile region in the valley of the River Anoia.
In the north of the province, situated in a fairly narrow valley between the pre-Pyrenees and the Serralda mountain ranges, Osona is largely an agricultural region with one of the highest concentration of Catalan speakers in Catalonia.
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  BARCELONA - LoveToKnow Article on BARCELONA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Barcelona can be divided into three climatic zones; a temperate one near the sea, where even palm and orange trees grow; a colder one in the valleys and plains, more inland; and a colder still among the mountains, where not a few peaks are snow-clad for a great part of the year.
BARCELONA, formerly the capital of Catalonia, and since 833 the capital of the province of Barcelona in eastern Spain, in 41 23 N. and 2 ii E., on the Mediterranean Sea, and at the head of railways from Madrid, Saragossa, and Perpignan in France.
Barcelona is a flourishing city and the principal seaport of Spain.
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 MSN Encarta - Search View - Barcelona
Barcelona Province, the most populous and industrialized of the Spanish provinces, is mountainous, with fertile plains and a low, sandy coast.
The oldest section of the city of Barcelona, formerly enclosed by walls, was built on the harbor and is traversed by the Rambla, a paved thoroughfare extending from the harbor to the Plaza de Cataluña, the focal point of the city.
Dominating Barcelona's skyscape are the fantastic openwork spires of Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia (Church of the Sacred Family), a huge, unfinished cathedral notable for the elaborate patterns and undulating curves characteristic of its builder, the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí i Cornet.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the most ancient cities of Spain, and the most important after the capital.
Barcelona, being situated on the shores of the Mediterranean and on the military road between Spain and France, was comparatively easy of access, and the Gospel was preached there by the immediate disciples of the Apostles.
Among the saints of this diocese are: the famous virgin, St. Eulalia, a martyr of the third century, whose relics are preserved in a rich shrine in the crypt of the cathedral; Sts.
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 3rd European Bridge Champions Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The city of Barcelona is the capital of both Barcelona province and the autonomous region of Catalonia, in Spain.
The oldest section of the city of Barcelona, formerly enclosed by walls, was built on the harbor and is extended to the Plaza de Cataluña, the focal point of the city.
Dominating Barcelona 's skyscape are the fantastic openwork spires of Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia (Church of the Sacred Family), a huge, unfinished cathedral notable for the elaborate patterns and undulating curves characteristic of its builder, the Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí y Cornet.
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 Barcelona property and real estate directory Barcelones - Barcelona Province - Spain
Barcelona is well connected to the rest of Spain and to France via motorways and rail, although the traffic can be very congested and the roads difficult to navigate.
Barcelona and its suburbs are all well connected to each other via the city’s metro system and an efficient bus system operates to places that are not covered by the metro.
Barcelona’s biggest suburb is L’Hospitalet de Llobregat to the south of the city with a population of 300,000.
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 Barcelona (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Barcelona (County): a medieval county that existed since 801 with center in Barcelona city.
Barcelona (Count): title of the kingdom, that bear the current king of Spain, Juan Carlos I.
Barcelona, A song and an album written by Freddie Mercury of Queen and performed by him and opera star Montserrat Caballé, written for the Barcelona Olympics.
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 Gayguide for Barcelona - Friends - The Gaymap
Barcelona is the second-largest Spanish city in population and the principal industrial and commercial centre of the country.
Barcelona Province, the most populous and industrialized of the Spanish provinces, is mountainous, with fertile plains and a sandy coast.
The oldest section of Barcelona, formerly enclosed by walls, was built on the harbour and is crossed by the Rambla, a paved roadway extending from the harbour to the Plaza de Cataluña, the focal point of the city.
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Barcelona metropolitan region is the main centre of the Catalan economic development, the distribution of the GNP of this country is similar to others of the European Union, thus in 1995 it was the following one: Agriculture 1.8%; Industry 30,8%; Construction 7.4%; and Services 60.4%.
The second Barcelona’s district with the higher rate of foreigners registered as residents in 1996 still was Sarrià Sant-Gervasi with 4,245 foreign inhabitants, that represented the 3.3% of the population (almost the same percentage than in 1991 and 1986), although now foreigners are almost equally distributed according to the First/Third World countries division.
In the case of the Barcelona province 4,914 applications were conceded (6,074 in Catalonia as a whole), thus Barcelona province during 1994 was the main recipient of foreign workers included in quotas in Catalonia.
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 About us -- La Diputació
Barcelona Provincial Council is a local government institution that promotes the progress and welfare of the public within its territorial boundaries: currently the province of Barcelona, a network of 311 municipalities, works directly by providing services and, above all, by co-operating with the councils.
Barcelona Provincial Council works in a network with councils, which means work on a joint basis to share objectives and create more welfare throughout the province and to improve the quality of services and professional skills and to disseminate good practices.
Barcelona Provincial Council was heir to the council that was founded in 1836 after the division of Spain into provinces established in the 1812 Constitution of Cadiz.
www.diba.es /ladiputacio/en/quien.asp   (493 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Barcelona (province)
Barcelona is a province of eastern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia.
It is bordered by the provinces of Tarragona, Lleida, and Girona, and by the Mediterranean Sea.
Some other cities and towns in Barcelona province include L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Badalona, Cerdanyola[?], Martorell, Mataró, Granollers[?], Sabadell[?], Terrassa, Sitges, Igualada[?], Vic, Manresa[?], Berga.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ba/Barcelona_(province)   (82 words)

  
 Barcelona (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Barcelona (Count): title of the kingdom, that bear Sir (Don Juan de Borbon) the phater of the king Juan Carlos I.
Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona, Spain: a racetrack, home of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix and the most-used F1 testing ground.
Barcelona, A song and an album written by Freddie Mercury of Queen and performed by him and opera star Montserrat Caballé.
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 Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, the capital of Barcelona Province, is the second largest Spanish city in population and the principal industrial and commercial centre of the country.
Barcelona is one of the major Mediterranean ports and a financial and publishing centre of Spain.
The oldest section of the city was built on the harbour and is traversed by the Rambla, a paved thoroughfare extending from the harbour to the Plaza de Catalunya, the focal point of the city.
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 Barcelona Province Last Minute Hotels - Barcelona Province, Spain - Travellerspoint
In the Montseny mountain range, 70 km from Barcelona and at an altitude of 850 m.
The Pere III Hotel is located in the city of Manresa, Catalonia’s geographical centre, 65 km away from Barcelona and 25 km away from the Monastery of Montserrat.
Ideally located in the surroundings of El Montseny natural park, El Montanya Hotel was created with a view to providing the perfect balance betwen the peace and quiet of nature and teh latest in services, which we are proud to...
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 Barcelona Pictures
Barcelona has a diverse economy as the provence of Barcelona is the leading industrial and commercial city in the country.
Barcelona was more or less annexed into the Castilian state, but did not share in the growth that other portions of Spain did during the colonization of the Americas.
Barcelona fell in 1714 after another shocking siege, and as well as banning the Catalan language, Felipe built a huge fort, the Ciutadella, to watch over his subjects in town.
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 Barcelona (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barcelona is a province of eastern Spain, in the center of the autonomous community of Catalonia.
It is bordered by the provinces of Tarragona, Lleida, and Girona, and by the Mediterranean Sea.
Some other cities and towns in Barcelona province include L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Badalona, Cerdanyola, Martorell, Mataró, Granollers, Sabadell, Terrassa, Sitges, Igualada, Vic, Manresa, Berga.
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 Barcelona
Barcelona is a charming, cosmopolitan port on the shores of the Mediterranean sea.
Dominating Barcelona's skyscape are the fantastic openwork spires of Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia (Church of the Sacred Family), a huge, unfinished cathedral notable for the elaborate patterns and undulating curves characteristic of its builder, the Catalan architect Antonio Gaud?
Catalans are known for their independent spirit and their sense of humour —Salvador Dali was a Catalan and his bizarre sense of humour is just one example of the region’s endearing weirdness.
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 Barcelona --  Encyclopædia Britannica
province, in the autonomous community (region) of Catalonia, northeastern Spain, formed in 1833 from a number of districts stretching between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean coast.
The province follows the axis of the Río Llobregat basin, from which its regions are symmetrically arranged.
Barcelona's industrial power, which dates from the 19th century, is new compared with...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9109397   (897 words)

  
 Forum barcelona 2004, barcelona vacation rental, barcelona fc - Barcelona and Barcelona Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Forum Barcelona 2004 is a meeting place for the citizens of the whole world and a space for dialogue of the urgent debates of the century XXI.
All the museums of Barcelona, all the cultural institutions and a great number of entities in Barcelona contribute to the effort of the Forum 2004.
Barcelona is involved in the Forum 2004 across its museums, foundations and entities, from the big public equipments up to the small museums, the associate congresses, the festivals and the artistic contemporary expressions.
www.absolutebarcelona.com /Barcelona_FORUM2004.php   (824 words)

  
 Barcelona Hotels, Hotels in Barcelona and Cheap Hotels in Barcelona - EasyToBook
Barcelona is the capital city of the Catalonian province of Spain and the second largest city of the country.
Barcelona is a thriving commercial hub with a teeming population of around 4.5 million people.
Barcelona, with all its beauty, remains a travel’s temptation and a visitor’s vanity.
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 Accommodation in Barcelona province on the coast, Gavá Mar, Castelldefels, Sitges and Malgrat de Mar , Apartments on ...
Accommodation in Barcelona province on the coast, Gavá Mar, Castelldefels, Sitges and Malgrat de Mar, Apartments on the coast
Barcelona is 25 km away from the lodging and can be easily reached by bus (busstop close to the lodging).
Some of the apartments in the Barcelona province like for example those in Castelldefels beach, Gavamar, Sitges or Arenys de Mar, have the advantage that you can enjoy the beach and at the same time you are close to the city of Barcelona.
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 MATARO - LoveToKnow Article on MATARO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Iluro), a seaport of north-eastern Spain, in the province of Barcelona, on the Mediterranean Sea and the Barcelona-Perpignan railway.
The wine of the neighborhood, which resembles port, is shipped in large quantities from Barcelona; and the district furnishes fine roses and strawberries for the Barcelona market.
The railway to Barcelona, opened in October 1848, was the first to be constructed in Spain.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MA/MATARO.htm   (156 words)

  
 Barcelona Province, Spain Apartments for rent Barcelona Province apartment rentals, Barcelona Province furnished ...
Barcelona Province, Spain Apartments for rent Barcelona Province apartment rentals, Barcelona Province furnished apartments to rent.
Barcelona Province apartment rentals and houses for rent are posted daily by Barcelona Province owners, property managers and roommates.
Barcelona Province apartment rentals, sublets, rooms and potential Barcelona Province renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
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 Barcelona Hotels, Hotels in Barcelona, book a Hotel in Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona has since become something of a focus for the world’s top architects, who have flocked here to conjure up an array of modern structures and avant-garde designs.
Barcelona is the kind of city where a contemporary glass and steel office block can rest happily within striking distance of a gothic cathedral, a city where the old port has been rejuvenated without losing any of its charm.
Barcelona is also the capital of Catalunya, maintaining its position as a major regional economic power, close to the French border and with a wide Mediterranean coastline.
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 Barcelona and Surroundings (Spain), May 2004
The city of Barcelona, visible centre left of the image as a large bright white area, is the second most populated city and the principal industrial and commercial centre of the country.
Barcelona is also one of the major Mediterranean ports and a financial and publishing centre of Spain.
The oldest section of the city was built on the harbour and is traversed by the Rambla, a paved thoroughfare extending from the harbour to the Plaza de Cataluña, the focal point of the city (viewed in actual pixel size).
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 Hotels in Barcelona, Barcelona Province, Cataluna, Spain - with Hot Costa
Husa Internacional is one of the privileged hotels of Barcelona situated in Las Ramblas, a lively avenue connecting the city center with the sea and the harbour...
Hesperia del Mar is a newly constructed estructure renovated in 2001 and situated in the Barcelona seafront, in the new commercial area of the city close to Diagonal Mar...
Barcelona Princess Sercotel is a new and modern hotel founded in March 2004 just in front of the Fòrum area of Barcelona city and only 500 m from the beach, so guests can enjoy beautiful views of the Mediterranean sea...
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 Barcelona, a brief insider's guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Barcelona is full of tourists year-round, especially now that the city hosts so many important trade shows and conventions.
Barcelona is a city that is best admired on foot, with a vast array of truly astonishing buildings of every architectural style, and seemingly, an inviting café or tapas bar on the ground floor of each one of them.
Often the street atmosphere in Barcelona is so lively, joyous, and carefree that visitors are lulled into a false sense of security.  But as in any major European city that is a popular tourist destination, Barcelona has its share of bag-snatchers, pick-pockets, and street scams.
tourism.catalonia.net /ckw/barna.html   (1981 words)

  
 Fiestas - Region II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Barcelona Province - February 6 - "Fiesta dels Traginers" (Fiesta de los Arrieros].
Barcelona Province - June 1 - "Fiesta del Corpus Christi".
Barcelona Province - November 11 and 12 - "Fieste mayor de San Martin".
www.travelnet.co.il /espagne/menu/Fiestas-RegionII.htm   (815 words)

  
 Barcelona discount hotels - tourist and travel guide.
Barcelona was still a Christian frontier territory when it was sacked by Al-Mansur in 985.
Parque Guell, Palacio Guell and Casa Mila in Barcelona
The hotel, new in Barcelona, has been awarded for its revolutionary design, it is located in the area known as FORUM and CCIB, a few minutes away from the beach “Mar Bella”.
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 Barcelona property and real estate directory Valles Occidental - Barcelona Province - Spain
Close to Barcelona, Vallès Occidental is a region with a long industrial tradition, one of the most densely populated regions of the area and one of the most industrialised regions in the entire country.
To the north-east of Sabadell is the industrial centre of Polinya with a population of 4000.
Near Polinya is Palau de Plegamans, 25km from Barcelona with a population of 13,000.
www.property-net-barcelona.com /zones/valles_occidental.html   (1103 words)

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