Horta, Barcelona

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Aerial view of the city of Horta in Barcelona

Horta is a neighborhood in the Horta-Guinardó district of Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain). It is documented for the first time in 965, in which appears as the valley of Horta. Originally the neighborhood was the main town of the former municipality of Horta which was more or less as the current district limits of Horta-Guinardó. Horta is well known in Spain for its 1 January New Year celebrations as it's the only district in Spain where the first day of the year is celebrated with outdoor meals and drinks.

Coordinates: 41°25′46.21″N 2°9′36.36″E / 41.4295028°N 2.1601000°E / 41.4295028; 2.1601000