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  Tarragona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tarragona (IPA: [tərəˈɣonə] in Catalan) is a city located in the south of Catalonia, northeastern Iberian Peninsula, by the Mediterranean Sea.
Tarragona is home to a large port and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
Tarragona is located near the holiday resort of Salou and the Universal Studios theme park Port Aventura, one of the largest in Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tarragona   (988 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Tarragona
Caesarius endeavoured to obtain recognition as titular Archbishop of Tarragona, but was not successful, although he was consecrated by the bishops of Leon and Galicia, and obtained from the pope the abbey of Santa Cecilia, which belonged to the Archbishop of Tarragona.
In 1242 a provincial council was convoked at Tarragona to regulate the procedure of the Inquisition and canonical penances.
In 1312 a provincial council was assembled in the Corpus Christi Chapel of the cathedral cloister, to pass sentence on the Templars, whom it declared innocent.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14459a.htm   (1735 words)

  
 Tarragona, hotels, accommodations Tarragona travel guide
Tarragona, located on the Mediterranean coast in the northeast of Spain, is the most southern of the Catalan provinces.
Tarragona was the metropolitan seat of the Crown of Aragón until the reign of king Jaime II, and then later it became the capital of the ecclesiastical province of Tarragona.
Tarragona is an ideal place to live, with all the advantages of a provincial capital yet none of the inconveniences of a heavily-populated city.
www.spainturismo.com /tarragona   (585 words)

  
 Tarragona Hotels
Tarragona is a city located in the south of Catalonia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea.
Tarragona is home to one of the most important maritime ports in Spain.
Tarragona is also home of important universities, such as the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
www.sleepinspain.com /tarragona/tarragona.asp   (207 words)

  
 Tarragona (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tarragona is a province of eastern Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia.
The province's population is 631,156 (2002), of whom about one-fifth live in the capital Tarragona.
There are Roman Catholic cathedrals at Tarragona and Tortosa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tarragona_(province)   (119 words)

  
 Tarragona
Tarragona (110,000 inh.), the former capital of the Roman province of Tarraconense and the see of the metropolitan archibishop of Catalonia, is nowadays an important cultural and administrative centre providing services to the surrounding Camp de Tarragona region.
Tarragona became a metropolitan diocese in the 4th century, a prerogative it was to recover when Christianity was restored in the Middle Ages.
The catastrophic siege and subsequent sacking of Tarragona in 1811 during the Napoleonic Wars was the culmination of a period of major wars during the 17th and 18th centurics and of political decadence throughout Catalonia.
www.tinet.org /~jta/tarraco.html   (2110 words)

  
 Tarragona Market
Tarragona is a Spanish city that is part of the autonomous community of Catalonia.
A two-thousand-year-old city, its origin are known to coincide with the arrival of the Romans to the peninsula, in the year 218 BC.
The surface area of the municipality is 62,945.005 km2, where the main part is found and practically all of the port facilities of the Port of Tarragona.
www.mercapesca.net /tarragona/ENG/situacion.htm   (293 words)

  
 Tarragona, Spain
Tarragona city is situated on a hill next to the sea, something which as well as being important strategically, gives it excellent views over the mediterranean.
One of the most outstanding features of Tarragona city is its important monumental heritage which is currently being evaluated by UNESCO to see whether it can be awarded world heritage status.
Tarragona Province: See also Hotels in Salou if you are planning on visiting Port Aventura (see video of roller coaster in Port Aventura Theme Park at bottom of page).
www.euroresidentes.com /euroresiuk/guides-spain/guide-to-tarragona.htm   (1308 words)

  
 Tarragona | Costa Dorada Tarragona | Tortosa
Tarragona, the capital of the province of the same name is situated on the Mediterranean coast in the northeast of Spain.
Other features of this area are buildings in the style of the modernist architects and small towns which serve as social, cultural and commercial centers for the interior counties.
The counties of Tarragona are full of real tourist "Mecca's" and the inhabitants celebrate their local fiestas and traditions the whole year round.
www.spanish-living.com /regional/Cataluna_Tarragona.htm   (603 words)

  
 Spanish courses for teenagers in Spain
Tarragona is a provincial capital and has a population of around 115,000.
The Director, Jane Delaney, and her team have extensive experience of organising junior courses and dealing with younger students as a large majority of IH Tarragona's language students are under the age of 17.
We also try to ensure that students get the most out of their visits to places of interest in and around Tarragona so some class time is devoted to project work focused on the social programme activities.
www.ihes.com /bcn/spanish/courses/teenagers.html   (635 words)

  
 Tarragona Tourist Information, Travel Guide. Tourist Information - VIRTOURIST.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tarragona is a city located 100 km South of Barcelona.
In Tarragona you can admire some of the best preserved Roman ruins in the Iberian Peninsula.
This Saint was killed in the arena, which in the 7th century became a sacred Christian temple.
www.virtourist.com /europe/tarragona/Tarragona.htm   (202 words)

  
 Tarragona, welcome to the city of Tarragona; museums, places to go...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tarragona, welcome to the city of Tarragona; museums, places to go...
Tarragona is the capital of the county of Tarragonés.
The actual city of Tarragona was indeed the most important city during the "Roman Catalonia".
www.costadoradaonline.net /InglesCostaDorada/Tarragona_City_01.html   (262 words)

  
 Tarragona Spain City Guide for the traveler
More pages will be forthcoming on Tarragona, in the mean time check out the links at the bottom of this column.
Tarragona is located on the Mediterranean and an active industrial port; it can easily be reached from Barcelona by train or bus.
I had read the premier Roman attraction in Tarragona is the Museu i Necropolis Paleocristians.
www.travelinginspain.com /tarragona/tarragona.htm   (382 words)

  
 Museu d'Història de Tarragona - Ajuntament de Tarragona
Tarragona is part of that privileged group of cities that has converted its historical heritage into a symbol of identity.
Tarragona is an open city with a wide range of leisure activities, beaches, and a mild climate.
The Museum of History is a department of the Tarragona City Council and is responsible for several historical sites and buildings that date from Roman times to the present day.
www.museutgn.com /index2.asp   (627 words)

  
 Tarragona Travel Guide - Tarragona, Spain travel guide
Tarragona is the southernmost province in Catalonia, Spain, which also boasts a capital of the same name.
Located on the Costa Dorada, Tarragona and its beautiful beaches are exactly what you are searching for if you are yearning for golden sand, crystal clear waters and basking in the sun.
Its most notable landmarks and tourist attractions are the Roman Amphitheatre in Tarragona and the Cistercian monastery in Poblet, as well as many other places of interest within the capital city, just to mention some examples.
www.tarragonaguide.com   (557 words)

  
 Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. The city and it's people
The Romans saw the importance of the location of Tarragona in the 3rd centtury B.C when they set up military and political headquarters there.
All over Tarragona you will see remnants of the Roman Empire, from simple columns to a full size amphitheatre along the beach edge.
The Necropoli i Museu Paleocristia is a cemetery for Tarragona's early Christians.
idealspain.com /Pages/Places/Tarragona.htm   (288 words)

  
 Hotels in Tarragona, Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This modern hotel is centrally located in Tarraco Romana, declared World Heritage by the UNESCO, in the Plaza Imperial Tarraco, just 5 minutes away from the historic centre and 10 minutes away from...
The Hotel Imperial Tarraco, on the "Balcony on the Mediterranean" in the historical city of Tarragona, is considered one of the best in its class, due both to its great comfort and its "Alborada"...
The SB Express Tarragona is located in the modern part of the city, near the Hospital Universitario Juan XXIII.
www.bookings.es /city/es/tarragona.html?aid=304310   (278 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Tarragona, Spain & Portugal (Spanish And Portuguese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
112,360), capital of Tarragona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Mediterranean Sea at the mouth of the FrancolI River.
It became a flourishing commercial center; among the Roman remains are ruins of its walls and an aqueduct.
Having fallen to the Visigoths (5th cent.) and the Moors (8th cent.), Tarragona was recovered in the early 12th cent.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/Tarragon-1.html   (309 words)

  
 The Tarragona, a downtown Pensacola residential condominium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At The Tarragona, you have the convenience of Downtown living with all of the onsite amenities.
The Tarragona is at the northeast corner of Tarragona and Gregory Streets in the Historic District of downtown Pensacola, Florida.
The Tarragona is a single structure of approximately 198,000 square feet of gross building area with seven stories of living space over a three level parking garage.
thetarragona.com   (438 words)

  
 Tarragona costa Dorada Property. Spanish Holiday Villas, Apartments and Casas for sale.
Tarragona Property in Spain on the Costa Dorada.
Tarragona is the main city on the Costa Dorada.
Tarragona has many small coves which are popular with all tourists.
www.shipit.co.uk /Tarragona_Costa_Dorada_Property.htm   (669 words)

  
 Tarragona hotel. Luxury hotels, boutique hotels in El Vendrell (Tarragona), Spain
El Vendrell is a pleasant village praised by poets and home of universal personalities, rich in catalan picturesque traditions and festivals such as the famous human towers.
The ancient city of Tarragona, just 30 minutes away, majestically sited on a rocky hill, was used as the base for the Roman conquest of the Iberian peninsula.
The fortified city became an imperial resort and the most elegant and cultured city of Roman Spain, boasting one of the best Roman Amphitheatres.
www.epoquehotels.com /tarragona.html   (132 words)

  
 Tarragona Wine & Food, high quality wine at affordable prices and weekly wine tasting events on Seattle's Capitol ...
Tarragona Wine and Food, high quality wine at affordable prices and weekly wine tasting events on Seattle's Capitol Hill
High quality wines in the $10 to $25 range – and the foods that accompany them naturally – are the staples of Tarragona Wine and Food.
By searching for products around the world that aren’t as well known, or are made in small quantities by craftsmen in out-of-the-way places, we can offer high quality at affordable prices.
www.tarragonawine.com   (140 words)

  
 Tarragona, Spain Hotels
Situated in the Market Plaza, the business center of the city, The heart of Tarragona, the place where three times a wee...
The hotel, built in the year 2004, is located in the city center, at the heart of the old city, in the most...
The charming Minotel Lauria is located in the downtown area, next to the Balcón del Mediterráneo.
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/spain/cataluna/tarragona/tarragona   (474 words)

  
 Tarragona property for sale in Tarragona properties for sale Spain Tarragona real estate
Tarragona property for sale in Tarragona properties for sale Spain Tarragona real estate
Plots of Land & Ruins for sale in Tarragona Spain
Tarragona property for sale in Tarragona properties for sale Spain Tarragona real estateAiguamurcia property
www.thinkspain.com /properties-in-spain/3/10/45   (360 words)

  
 its-myworld
My city is called Tarragona and is in Spain.
A good place to stay in Tarragona is Parc Central.
The best place to shopping in Tarragona is Carrefour.
www.its-myworld.com /subscribers/myworld/users/mycity.asp?site_id=31518   (89 words)

  
 BBC - Weather Centre - 5 Day Forecast in Celsius for Tarragona, Spain
BBC - Weather Centre - 5 Day Forecast in Celsius for Tarragona, Spain
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BBC Weather Centre in association with the Met Office
www.bbc.co.uk /weather/5day.shtml?world=4979   (170 words)

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