Barcelona

By: Courtney Bauer

Location

Barcelona is located on the East Coast of Spain.

River and Mountain Ranges

Two major rivers of Barcelona are Llobregat and Besòs. A major Mountain range in Barcelona is the Pyrenees Mountains

Historical Facts

Barcelona was founded by Phoenicians and Carthaginians. The original name of the city was Barcino, probably named after the Carthaginian ruler Hamilcar Barca.

After the Romans, the Visigoths occupied the city and changed its name to Barcinona in the 5th century A.D..

During this period, the region was divided into Counties, the most important of which was the County of Barcelona.

Typical Foods

Stew made with pork, rice, and Eggplant are some typical foods in Barcelona.

Geography and climate

Barcelona is located in the North Eastern part of Spain near the east coast. The climate is usually warmer. In the winter it is to be 40 and in the summer it is around 80 degrees Fahrenheit on average. In the spring and fall it is about in the 60's in spring and in the fall. Barcelona has a fairly mild climate.
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