Province of Girona

Province of Girona
Província de Girona (in Catalan)
Province
Flag of Province of Girona
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Coat of arms of Province of Girona
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Map of Spain with Province of Girona highlighted
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CountrySpain
Autonomous community Catalonia
CapitalGirona
Government
 • PresidentJoan Giraut i Cot (CiU)
Area
 • Total5,905 km2 (2,280 sq mi)
Area rankRanked
Population (2016)
 • Total739,607[1]
 • RankRanked
Demonym(s)Gironí, gironina (ca)
Official language(s)Catalan and Spanish
Parliamentwww.ddgi.cat

Girona (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒiˈɾonə], Spanish: Gerona [xeˈɾona]) is a province of Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is bordered on the northwest by the province of Lleida, on the southwest by the province of Barcelona, on the north by France, and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea.

The population of the province in 2016 was 739,607. Its capital and largest city is Girona, with an urban area (including the neighbouring municipalities of Salt, Sarrià de Ter and Vilablareix) representing, with a total population of 144,709, 19.2% of the population. The Girona area acts as an industrial, commercial and service hub for a significant part of the province.

Municipalities of Girona

The province has 222 municipalities, including Girona city (population 96,722), Figueres (pop. 44,765), Lloret de Mar (pop. 40,282), Blanes (pop. 39,834), Olot (33,725), Salt (pop. 30,389), Palafrugell (pop. 22,816) and Sant Feliu de Guíxols (pop. 21,814), as well as some significant and historical towns such as Banyoles, Besalú, Cadaqués, Camprodon, Palamós, Puigcerdà or Ripoll.

The municipality of Llívia, which is an exclave separated from the rest of Spain and surrounded by France, is also officially part of this province.

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Girona Séng
Boarisch: Provinz Girona
brezhoneg: Proviñs Girona
čeština: Provincie Girona
davvisámegiella: Girona eanangoddi
Esperanto: Provinco Ĝirono
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Girona-sén
한국어: 지로나 주
Bahasa Indonesia: Provinsi Girona
interlingua: Provincia Girona
Kapampangan: Girona (lalawigan)
Kiswahili: Mkoa wa Gerona
لۊری شومالی: خئرونا (آستوٙن)
Lëtzebuergesch: Provënz Gerona
македонски: Жирона (покраина)
Nederlands: Gerona (provincie)
日本語: ジローナ県
norsk nynorsk: Provinsen Girona
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Girona (provinsiya)
српски / srpski: Покрајина Ђирона
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Gerona (provincija)
Türkçe: Girona ili
українська: Жирона (провінція)
Tiếng Việt: Girona (tỉnh)
粵語: 赫羅納省
中文: 赫羅納省