Tarragona

 

Tarragona is located at latitude 41 ° 0.5 'north, longitude 1 ° 14' East, the Mediterranean and north-east of the Iberian Peninsula. The surface of the town is about 63 km2. The average height is about 70 meters above sea level. The average temperature throughout the year is very soft and is around 17 º C.

According to the census of 1 January 2012, the population is 136,417 inhabitants of Tarragona .

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Tarragona extends almost 14 km of coastline .Since the sixties, the city took a major leap overcoming geographical obstacles: Francoli River, and became a town with several clearly defined suburban disconnected from the historic center and the extension noucentista.
 
The service sector has an overwhelming weight in the economic city. However, industry and construction are still two major economic engines.
 
logo UNESCO heritageTarragona has a set of artistic and monumental Roman first order, declared a World Heritage Site in 2000 Festival reenactment Tarraco Viva allows you to relive those days every spring. The event is just one of the many festive events regularly bring together thousands of people, as the procession of the Holy Burial , the festivities of Santa Tecla or Castle Competition .
 
 
Well into the twenty-first century, Tarragona faces the future with optimism and with important challenges, such as to host the 2017 Mediterranean Games .