Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain after Madrid, and the capital of Catalonia. The urban area of Barcelona extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of between 4,200,000 and 4,500,000.
Barcelona is today one of the world’s leading tourist, economic, trade fair/exhibitions and cultural sports centres, and its influences in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities. Here are some pictures published at Lonely Planet.
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