Region in the north east of Spain bordering the Pyrenees containing the cities Barcelona, Girona, Figueres and Tarragona.
The main language in Catalonia is Catalan which is not the same as Spanish although it has a lot of similarities.
Catalonia is one of the more prosperous regions in Spain and once had an empire stretching across the Mediterranean and including parts of France and Italy.
Also known by its Catalan name Catalunya, and its Spanish name Cataluña.

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