Catalunya, Catalonia

Catalunya: Autonomous community of Spain

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Quick Facts about Catalunya

Population : 7,727,029
Country : Spain
State : Catalonia (Spain)
Different from : Catalan Republic
Head of government : President of the Generalitat of Catalonia
Area : 31895 km2
Official name : Catalonha, Cataluña, Catalunya
Speed limit : 50, 90, 120
Continent : Europe
Easternmost point : Point(3.322194444 42.3195)
Northernmost point : Point(0.7 42.85)
Patron saint : Virgin of Montserrat, Saint George
Legislative body : Parliament of Catalonia
Named for : Catalan people
Official language : Aranese, Catalan, Spanish
Capital : Barcelona
Establishment : January 01, 1970 (739 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC+02:00, UTC+01:00
Local time : 01:57:28 (11th August 2022)

Geography

Catalunya is located at 41°49'14"N 1°52'4"E (41.8204600, 1.8676800). It has 4 neighbors: Comunitat Valenciana, Region Languedoc Roussillon, Andorra and Aragon.

Catalunya map

The largest city of Catalunya is Badalona with a population of 220,440. Other cities include, Lleida population 138,956, Tarragona population 134,515, Mataró population 128,265 and Reus population 104,373. See all Catalunya cities & populated places.

  • Quim Torra , 131 Carles Puigdemont 2018-05-16T00:00:00Z
  • Pasqual Maragall i Mira , José Montilla Jordi Pujol 28 November, 2006 2003-12-20T00:00:00Z Socialists' Party of Catalonia
  • José Montilla , Artur Mas Pasqual Maragall i Mira 27 December, 2010 2006-11-28T00:00:00Z Socialists' Party of Catalonia
  • Jordi Pujol , Pasqual Maragall i Mira Josep Tarradellas i Joan 16 December, 2003 1980-04-24T00:00:00Z Democratic Convergence of Catalonia
  • Carles Puigdemont , application of article 155 of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 in Catalonia Quim Torra Artur Mas 27 October, 2017 2016-01-12T00:00:00Z Catalan European Democratic Party
  • Artur Mas , Carles Puigdemont José Montilla 11 January, 2016 2010-12-27T00:00:00Z Democratic Convergence of Catalonia

Catalunya has 4 neighbours.

  • province of Girona
  • Lleida Province
  • Barcelona Province
  • Tarragona Province

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
2014 7,433,894 - census
2015 7,424,754 -0.12% census
2016 7,448,332 0.32% census
2017 7,496,276 0.64% census
2018 7,543,825 0.63% census
2019 7,619,494 0.99% census
2020 7,727,029 1.39% census

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