Tarragonès

comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain

Tarragonès is a comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain. It is one of the three comarques formed in the 1936 comarcal division of Camp de Tarragona. It lies on the Mediterranean coast, between the comarques of Baix Penedès to the northeast and Baix Camp to the south.

Tarragonès
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Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
ProvinceTarragona
CapitalTarragona
Municipalities
Area
 • Total319.2 km2 (123.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total250,306
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) 
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityTarragona

Over 60% of the population live in the capital, Tarragona.