Province of Tarragona

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Province of Tarragona
Província de Tarragona (Catalan)
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Coat of arms of Province of Tarragona
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Autonomous community  Catalonia
Capital Tarragona
Area rank Ranked
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Official language(s) Catalan and Spanish

Tarragona (Catalan: [tərəˈɣonə], Spanish: [taraˈɣona]) is a province of eastern Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is bordered by the provinces of Castellón, Teruel, Zaragoza, Lleida, Barcelona, and the Mediterranean Sea.

The province's population is 888,895 (2008), of whom about one-fifth live in the capital Tarragona. Some cities and towns in Tarragona province include Reus, Salou, El Vendrell, Tortosa, Valls, Amposta. This province has 183 municipalities.

There are Roman Catholic cathedrals at Tarragona and Tortosa.

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Coordinates: 41°10′N 1°00′E / 41.167°N 1.000°E / 41.167; 1.000