Tarragona

Tarragona (English: /ˌtærəˈɡnə/ TARR-ə-goh-nə, also US: /ˌtɑːr-/ 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).

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Tarragona
Tarragona
Coordinates: 41°06′56.51″N 1°14′58.54″E
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona
ComarcaTarragonès
Founded5th century BC
Government
  MayorPau Ricomà (ERC)
Area
  Total57.9 km2 (22.4 sq mi)
Elevation
 (AMSL)
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
  Total132,299
  Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Postal code
43001–43008
Area code(s)+34 (E) + 977 (T)
ClimateCsa
Websitewww.tarragona.cat

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