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Barcelona City - Local Travel information and City Guide » City Info

Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain, is located on the Mediterranean coast between the rivers Llobregat & Besos.

Being one of the most stylish & people’s place, there are many things to do in Barcelona. May be that’s why people across the globe plan nice trip during vacation to this sophisticated place so as to enjoy beautiful holidays. They can spend some quality time over numerous fun-filled activities, sight-seeing & can shop for some of the most world famous brands.

The city’s moderate Mediterranean climate where the winters are mild & dry and the summers are warm & humid is mostly preferred by the visitors for a visit to this enchanting place with great architectural masterpieces. Though snowfall is not a common phenomenon in Barcelona, months of January & February are the coldest while July & August are the hottest.

Besides being a traveler’s paradise, Barcelona city has many museums that give an insight to its varied historical past and heritage attribute as well. Lots of exhibition & festival like carnivals are held every year to popularize the idea of preserving the rich culture of the city for fun & also to attract tourism to the city.

To name a few, festivals dedicated to the patron Saint of the neighborhood, festivities of Santa Eulalia, Saint Jordi, Saint Joan & the Christmas cavalvade of the Reis are some of the major crowd pullers.

CountrySpain
CityBarcelona (Catalan)
ProvinceBarcelona
Area101.4 km2 (39.2 sq mi)
Population16,499.8/km2 (42,734.2/sq mi)
Time ZoneCET (UTC+1)
Area Code+34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona)
CurrencyEuro
Official languageSpanish (Official) & Catalan
ClimateJanuary is the coldest month with top temperatures average 55°F (13°C), while August is the hottest with an average high of 82°F (29°C).
Airport:El Prat de Llobregat