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Provincial Deputation of Barcelona

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The Provincial Deputation of Barcelona (Catalan: Diputació Provincial de Barcelona; Spanish: Diputación Provincial de Barcelona) is the local body charged with the government and administration of the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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Provincial Deputation of Barcelona
Diputació Provincial de Barcelona
Diputación Provincial de Barcelona
Coat of arms
Provincial Deputation overview
JurisdictionProvince of Barcelona
HeadquartersCasa Serra. Barcelona
Annual budget1,000 million Euros

Being the biggest provincial deputation in Spain,[1] it is the third biggest public institution in Catalonia after the Generalitat and the Barcelona City Council,[2] managing a yearly budget around €1,000 m.[3][4] As is the case for all provincial councils, the Council is indirectly elected, based on the results of the municipal elections in the province.[1] The president is elected among the Council's members meet for the inaugural session after the municipal elections.

The Council's headquarters is the Casa Serra,[5] at the Rambla de Catalunya.