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Full nameTerrassa
Settlement typeMunicipality
Autonomous communityCatalonia
ComarcaVallès Occidental
MayorPere Navarro Morera (2007)
Total Area27.1 sq mi (70.2 km2)
Elevation938.3 ft (286 m)
Total Population213.941 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
DemonymTerrassencs, Egarencs (Catalan)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code08221 a 08229
Official language(s)Spanish and Catalan

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Terrassa (-catəˈrasə, ) is a city in the east central region of Catalonia, Spain, in the comarca of Vallès Occidental, of which it is the co-capital along with Sabadell, the historic capital. The city is located in the Catalan Prelitoral depression (Depressió Prelitoral), at the feet of the Prelitoral mountain range (Natural reserve of Sant Llorenç del Munt) and the average altitude of the city is 277 meters above sea level. It is 28 and 20 kilometres from Barcelona and Montserrat respectively.

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