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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Coordinates: 42°10′N 2°40′E / 42.167°N 2.667°E / 42.167; 2.667Coordinates: 42°10′N 2°40′E / 42.167°N 2.667°E / 42.167; 2.667
CountrySpain
Autonomous community Catalonia
CapitalGirona
Government
 • PresidentJoan Giraut i Cot (CiU)
Area
 • Total5,905 km2 (2,280 sq mi)
Area rankRanked
Population
 (2016)
 • Total739,607[1]
 • RankRanked
Demonym(s)Gironí, gironina (ca), gerundense (es)
Official language(s)Catalan and Spanish
ParliamentCortes Generales
Websitewww.ddgi.cat

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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