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Barcelona

Introduction

Barcelona (bärˌsəlōˈnə, Catalan bärˌsəlōˈnə, Span. bärˌthālōˈnä) [key], city (1990 pop. 4,738,354), capital of Barcelona prov. and chief city of Catalonia, NE Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea.

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