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Province of Girona

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Girona (Catalan: [ʒiˈɾonə]; Spanish: Gerona [xeˈɾona]; French: Gérone) 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 (Pyrénées-Orientales), and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea.

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Province of Girona
Província de Girona (Catalan)
Provincia de Gerona (Spanish)
Coat of arms of Province of Girona
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Coordinates: 42°10′N 2°40′E
Autonomous communityFlag_of_Catalonia.svg Catalonia
  PresidentMiquel Noguer i Planas[1] (Junts)
  Total5,905 km2 (2,280 sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gironí, gironina (ca), gerundense (es)
Official language(s)Catalan and Spanish
ParliamentCortes Generales

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.