Tarragona (English: // TARR-ə-goh-nə, also US: /-/ TAR-, Catalan: [tərəˈɣonə], Spanish: [taraˈɣona]; Phoenician: Tarqon; Latin: Tarraco) is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. Founded before the 5th century BC, it is the capital of the Province of Tarragona, and part of Tarragonès and Catalonia. Geographically, it is bordered on the north by the Province of Barcelona and the Province of Lleida. The city has a population of 201,199 (2014).
|Founded||5th century BC|
|• Mayor||Pau Ricomà (ERC)|
|• Total||57.9 km2 (22.4 sq mi)|
|68 m (223 ft)|
|• Density||2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)|
|Area code(s)||+34 (E) + 977 (T)|