Province of Girona

province of Catalonia, Spain

Girona (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒiˈɾonə], Spanish: Gerona [xeˈɾona]) is a province of Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia.

Province of Girona
Província de Girona
Provincia de Gerona
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Coat of arms of Province of Girona
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Coordinates: 42°10′N 2°40′E / 42.167°N 2.667°E / 42.167; 2.667
Autonomous community Catalonia
 • PresidentJoan Giraut i Cot (CiU)
 • Total5,905 km2 (2,280 sq mi)
 • RankRanked
 • Total739,607[1]
 • RankRanked
Demonym(s)Gironí, gironina (ca), gerundense (es)
Official language(s)Catalan and Spanish
ParliamentCortes Generales

It is bordered on the northwest by the province of Lleida, on the southwest by the province of Barcelona, on the north by France, and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea.

The population of the province in 2016 was 739,607. Its capital and largest city is Girona.

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