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Girona province, Catalonia, Spain

Girona (Gerona, in Spanish) is a province of north-eastern Spain, in the northern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is bordered by the provinces of Barcelona and Lleida, and by France and the Mediterranean Sea.

731,864 people (2008) live in the province. Its capital is Girona (pop. 94,484). List of towns in Girona province include Figueres (pop. 39,641), Blanes (pop. 37,819), Lloret de Mar (pop. 32,728), Olot (31,932) , Salt (pop. 28,017), Palafrugell (pop. 21,307) and Sant Feliu de Guíxols (pop. 20,867), as well as some significant and historical towns such as Banyoles, Palamós, Cadaqués, Ripoll, Camprodon or Puigcerdà.

This province has 221 municipalities. The municipality of Llívia, which is an exclave separated from the rest of Spain and surrounded by France, is part of this province.

Since the division by provinces in Spain and the division by comarques in Catalonia do not completely agree, the term comarques of the province of Girona would not be entirely correct. However, a list of the comarques that are included -totally or partially- in the province of Girona can be made:

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Coordinates: 42°10′N 2°40′E / 42.167°N 2.667°E / 42.167; 2.667

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Girona (Gerona, in Spanish) is a province of north-eastern Spain, in the northern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is bordered by the provinces of Barcelona and Lleida, and by France and the Mediterranean Sea.

687,331 people (2006) live in the province. Its capital is Girona (pop. 89,890). List of towns in Girona province include Figueres (pop. 39,641), Blanes (pop. 37,819), Lloret de Mar (pop. 32,728), Olot (31,932) , Salt (pop. 28,017), Palafrugell (pop. 21,307) and Sant Feliu de Guíxols (pop. 20,867), as well as some significant and historical towns such as Banyoles, Palamós, Cadaqués, Ripoll, Camprodon or Puigcerdà.

This province has 221 municipalities. The municipality of Llívia, which is an exclave separated from the rest of Spain and surrounded by France, is part of this province.

Since the division by provinces in Spain and the division by comarques in Catalonia do not completely agree, the term comarques of the province of Girona would not be entirely correct. However, a list of the comarques that are included -totally or partially- in the province of Girona can be made:

See also

External links

Coordinates: 42°10′N 2°40′E / 42.167°N 2.667°E / 42.167; 2.667


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Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Girona is in Catalonia in Spain.

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