The City of Girona


Girona is the capital of the region of Girona at the north-east of Catalonia. The city has approximately 100,000 people and serves as the capital of the Girona Province in Catalonia which includes the counties (or comarques) of Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Garrotxa, Gironès, Pla de l'Estany, Ripollès. The city is 100 km of Barcelona, 40 Km of Costa Brava and 96 Km from Perpignan. Girona is an ancient town several thousand years old in Catalonia, Spain.

The town has an attractive Jewish quarter and is often overlooked by budget fliers arriving at Girona-Barcelona airport. Girona makes an excellent stop-off as part of a tour of Catalonia or escape from the noise and speed of Barcelona or as a long weekend getaway with one of those budget airlines.

The city of Girona is located at the confluence of the rivers Onyar, Güell, Ter and Galligants at an altitude of 70 m. Girona limits to the north with Sant Julià de Ramis and Sarria de Ter; to the east with Celrà; to southeast with Quart; to southwest with Fornells de la Selva and Vilablareix; and to west with Salt and St. Gregori.

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