Dreta de l'Eixample

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Passeig de Gràcia, a street of the neighborhood

Dreta de l'Eixample (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈdɾɛtə ðə ɫəˈʃampɫə]) is a neighborhood in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain). It is located east (visualised as dreta or "right") of Carrer de Balmes. It includes Plaça de Catalunya, the centre of the city, and the upscale streets Rambla de Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia as well as lower-middle class areas such as Fort Pienc, centered on Estació del Nord, Plaça de Tetuan and Passeig de Sant Joan or the Sagrada Família neighbourhood. As well as some of the older blocks in the district, it was initially home to heavy industry such as the automobile factory Elizalde.[1]

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  1. ^ http://w3.bcn.es/XMLServeis/XMLHomeLinkPl/0,4022,290651641_290775864_2,00.html

Coordinates: 41°23′43″N 2°10′0″E / 41.39528°N 2.16667°E / 41.39528; 2.16667