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Barcelona - location and climate

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Destination 1-Barcelona INTRODUCTION-Barcelona is the most popular tourist city of the kingdom Spain, it is the second largest city in Spain, the city purely radiates atmosphere. WORLD MAP LOCATION OF SPAIN Spain is large country located in south-western Europe on the Iberian Peninsula, however the mainland of the city is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea it does however share borders with France, Portugal Andorra and Gibraltar, and it is also adjoining the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, to the North by France, Andorra and the Bay of Biscay and to the west by the North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, Portugal and the southwest of France. LOCATION OF BARCELONA Barcelona is situated on the Mediterranean coast in the east of Spain; the city is however positioned at 41.40�N Latitude and 2.17�E Longitude. The country Spain is situated in Europe, Europe is one of the worlds 7 continents which is separated from Asia to its east and to its north it is the Arctic Ocean, Europe is located in the Northern hemisphere of the earth. ...read more.


COSTA DORADA Costa Dorada prevalent along the shores of the southern part of Catalonia, the beaches is warm and sparklingly bright. The Costa Dorada is about 6,283 square kilometres in land area and has 10 counties and 183 municipalities. Its capital is the city of Tarragona. Costa Dorada is situated along the shores of the southern part of Catalonia, the coast is a Spanish holiday destination. The coast lies beneath Barcelona and broadens from the south of the of the Costa bravo. The region is different from its northern beach the Costa Brava. LANDSCAPE The city Barcelona is positioned in the north-eastern part of the country, 150 km south of the French frontier, it is Spain's major Mediterranean port, and the city is put up on a tranquil gradient opposite the southeast to the Mediterranean Sea, in a fertile plain between the Bes�s along with Llobregat Rivers. The major axis of Barcelona is shaped by the Ramblas, a series of spacious, tree-lined avenues, leading north in the direction of the commercial centre, Plaza de Catalu�a, and south to the Paseo Mar�timo and the seafront. ...read more.


The ideal months to visit the city, the Costa Brava, and the close by resorts of Villanova are May, June and September, In August, January is the coldest month, with top temperatures averaging 55�F (13�C), while August is the hottest, with an average high of 82�F (29�C). CLIMATE CHART Month Average Temperature oC Average Temperature F Summary of Day By Day (Weather Log) January 10 50 January February 13 55 February March 13 55 March April 16 61 April May 18 64 May June 21 68 June July 25 77 July August 29 84 August September 22 72 September October 18 65 October The table above gives you a summary of climate and monthly temperatures in a typical year in Barcelona. On the climate chart above it clearly states that August is generally hot (sometimes peaking around 34�C, 95F) and humid, however The weather in October and November is still pleasant but starting to get a little cooler (21�C down to 15�C, 69 to 59F) on the other hand From November to February the temperatures are cooler, averaging around 12�C or 53F. ?? ?? ?? ?? Hamida Begum ...read more.

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