Province of Tarragona
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Tarragona (Spanish: [taraˈɣona], Catalan: [tərəˈɣonə]) is a province of eastern Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is bordered by the provinces of Castellón, Teruel, Zaragoza, Lérida and Barcelona and by the Mediterranean Sea.
|Province of Tarragona|
Provincia de Tarragona (Spanish)
Província de Tarragona (Catalan)
|Coordinates: 41°10′N 1°00′E|
|• President||Noemí Llauradó (ERC)|
|• Total||6,283 km2 (2,426 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Official language(s)||Catalan and Spanish|
Parliament of Catalonia
The province's population is 795,902 (2018), about one fifth of whom live in the capital, Tarragona. Some of the larger cities and towns in Tarragona province include Reus, Salou, El Vendrell, Tortosa, Valls, Amposta. This province has 183 municipalities. The province includes several World Heritage Sites and is a popular tourist destination. There are Roman Catholic cathedrals in Tarragona and Tortosa.