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Full nameTarragona
Settlement typeCity
Autonomous CommunityCatalonia
Founded5th century BC
MayorJosep Fèlix Ballesteros
Total Area70.1 sq mi (181.60 km2)
Elevation223.1 ft (68 m)
Total Population140184 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code43001 - 43008
Area code+34 (Spain) + (Tarragona)

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Tarragona (-catərəˈɣonəlang, -estaraˈɣonalang) is a city located in the south of Catalonia on the north-east of Spain, by the Mediterranean. It is the capital of the Spanish province of the same name and the capital of the Catalan comarca Tarragonès. In the medieval and modern times it was the capital of the Vegueria of Tarragona. As of the 2009 census, the city had a population of 155,323, and the population of the entire metropolitan area was estimated to be 675,921.

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