Barcelona

By: Mariah Moshtagh and Mallory Bragg

Barcelona is on the east coast of Spain.

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Major Rivers

The 2 major rivers are River Llobregat in the southwest and River Besos to the Norteast of Spain.
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Historical Facts

  1. Barcelona was founded by Phoenicians and Carthaginians.
  2. The original name of Barcelona was Barcino
  3. During the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century the city began to gain importance.
  4. Was in the World's Fair in 1888.

Points of Interest

  • The La Sagrada Familia church is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi
  • The Magic Fountain Show is a spectacular display of color, light, motion, music and water acrobats.
  • Casa Batllo was one of Guadi's many masterpieces and has unique architecture and has a fiarytale like exterior.
  • Barceloneta is the most popular beach closest to the city's center.
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Typical Foods

Cannellons-stuffed pasta tubes

Xuxos-pastries filled with custard or creams

Suquet de peix-potato fish soup

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Weather

Spring: around 65 degrees rainy/warm

Summer: around 85 degrees hot and dry

Fall: around 75 degrees usually cool/rainy

Winter: around 55 degrees cooler and rainy/sunny