Sant Andreu de Palomar

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Sant Andreu de Palomar church

San Andres de Palomar (in Catalan and officially Saint Andreu de Palomar ) is a neighborhood and the oldest part of San Andrés district of Barcelona . It was an independent old town with over 1,000 years of recorded history before being annexed to Barcelona on April 20, 1897.

It has an area of 174 hectares and has a population of about 55,000 inhabitants. Its boundaries are: the street Rovira i Virgili, old Riera de Horta, Paseo de Santa Coloma, the Meridiana Avenue and the railroad tracks.

Coordinates: 41°26′7.98″N 2°11′24.58″E / 41.4355500°N 2.1901611°E / 41.4355500; 2.1901611