Province of Lleida

province in Catalonia, Spain

The Province of Lleida (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʎɛjðə]; Spanish: Lérida [ˈleɾiða]; Occitan: Lhèida) is one of the four provinces of Catalonia. It is often popularly known as Ponent (i.e. the West).[source?]

Province of Lleida
Província de Lleida (in Catalan)
Provincia de Lérida (in Spanish)
Provincia de Lhèida (in Occitan)
Flag of Province of Lleida
Coat of arms of Province of Lleida
Map of Spain with the Province of Lleida highlighted
Map of Spain with the Province of Lleida highlighted
Coordinates: 42°00′N 1°10′E / 42.000°N 1.167°E / 42.000; 1.167
Autonomous community Catalonia
 • PresidentJoan Reñé i Huguet (2011)
 • Total12,150 km2 (4,690 sq mi)
 • RankRanked 18th
 2.41% of Spain
 • Total440,915[1]
 • RankRanked 33rd
Official language(s)Catalan, Spanish and Aranese (Occitan)
ParliamentCortes Generales

It lies in north-eastern Spain, in the western part of the autonomous community of Catalonia, and is bordered by the Provinces of Girona, Barcelona, Tarragona, Zaragoza and Huesca and the countries of France and Andorra.

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  1. Population Figures referring to Municipal Register 1 January 2013 Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine - Instituto Nacional de Estadística. (National Statistics Institute)

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