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Barcelona (, ) is the capital city of the autonomous community of autonomous communityCatalonia in the Kingdom of Spain, as well as the country's second most populous municipality, with a population of 1.65 million within city limits. Its second most populous municipalityurban area extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 4.7 million people, being the seventh-most populous urban area in the seventh-most populous urban areaEuropean Union after seventh-most populous... read more

Barcelona chair

The Barcelona chair is a chair designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Ludwig Mies van der RoheLilly Reich . It was originally designed for the German Pavilion , that country's entry for the International Exposition of 1929 , which was hosted by International Exposition of 1929Barcelona , International Exposition of 1929BarcelonaCatalonia , International Exposition of 1929BarcelonaCataloniaSpain . It was first used in International Exposition of 1929BarcelonaCataloniaSpainVilla Tugendhat... read more

Barcelona Metro

== History ==The first in Barcelona was founded in 1863 by the private company ''Ferrocarril de Sarrià a Barcelona'' ("Railway from Sarrià to Barcelona", now is part of the municipality of ). Later this line evolved in what now is basically the current metro service. This railway system, now part of the company, was later inspired by the naming style having long names for the lines ("Sarrià line", "Balmes line"...) in contrast to the ' (from where the word "metro" comes) naming style with... read more

Barcelona Pavilion

The Barcelona Pavilion (; ; "German Pavilion"), designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe , was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in 1929 International ExpositionBarcelona , 1929 International ExpositionBarcelonaCatalonia , 1929 International ExpositionBarcelonaCataloniaSpain . This building was used for the official opening of the German section of the exhibition. It is an important building in the history of 1929 International ExpositionBarcelonaCataloniaSpainmodern... read more

Barcelona Dragons

The Barcelona Dragons were a team originally in the World League of American Football and later in the resurrected World League of American FootballNFL Europe . Their home field in World League of American FootballNFL EuropeBarcelona was the Estadi Olímpic de Montjuic , the 1992 Olympic Stadium, and later the 1992 OlympicMini Estadi . The Dragons were successful on the field, making it to 4 1992 OlympicMini EstadiWorld Bowl s ( 1991 , 1997 , 1999 , 2001 ) and winning 2001World Bowl... read more

Barcelona (album)

''Barcelona'' is an album recorded by BarcelonaThe Golden BoyFreddie Mercury , frontman of popular British rock band Queen , and operatic soprano QueenMontserrat Caballé . Released in 1988. It is the second and final solo album recorded by Mercury.After Barcelona was selected to host the QueenMontserrat Caballé1992 Summer Olympics , Mercury was approached to write a song as a theme for the forthcoming games. The idea was to create a duet with Caballé, as she is from the city. He had been a... read more

Barcelona (film)

''Barcelona'' is a 1994 Taylor NicholsChris EigemanTushka BergenMira SorvinoJack GilpinThomas Gibsoncomedy film written and directed by Taylor NicholsChris EigemanTushka BergenMira SorvinoJack GilpinThomas Gibsoncomedy filmWhit Stillman and set in Taylor NicholsChris EigemanTushka BergenMira SorvinoJack GilpinThomas Gibsoncomedy filmWhit StillmanBarcelona , Taylor NicholsChris EigemanTushka BergenMira SorvinoJack GilpinThomas Gibsoncomedy filmWhit StillmanBarcelonaCatalonia ( Taylor NicholsChris... read more

Barcelona (disambiguation)

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FC Barcelona

Founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers led by football clubBarcelonaCataloniaSpainJoan Gamper , the club has become a symbol of Catalan culture and football clubBarcelonaCataloniaSpainJoan GamperCatalanism , hence the motto ''"Més que un club"'' (More than a club). Unlike many other football clubs, the supporters own and operate Barcelona. It is the second most valuable sports team in the world , worth $3.56 billion, and the world's second richest football club... read more

Barcelona Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia (, ), also known as Barcelona Cathedral, is the Gothic Gothiccathedral and seat of the Archbishop of ArchbishopBarcelona , ArchbishopBarcelonaSpain .Though sometimes inaccurately so called, the famous ArchbishopBarcelonaSpainSagrada Família is not a cathedral The cathedral was constructed from the 13th to 15th centuries, with the principal work done in the 14th century. The cloister, which encloses the Well of the Geese (''Font de les Oques'')... read more

Barcelona Papyrus

The Barcelona Papyrus is a 4th-century papyrus codex, coming from Egypt and cataloged as ''P.Monts.Roca inv.128-178''. It is the oldest liturgical manuscript containing a complete anaphora.This codex is for the main part conserved in the Abbey of Montserrat and it includes seven pages (154b-157b) of prayers in Greek with a complete anaphora, a related prayer to be said after receiving the Eucharist, two prayers for the sick and an acrostic hymn perhaps of baptismal type. The Codex also includes a... read more

Nova Barcelona

Nova Barcelona, is the name of a short-lived colony of Catalan exiled Austracists existing from 1735 to 1738 that was created after the defeat of the supporters of Habsburg Spain. This colony was located in The Banat of Temeswar, on the site of the present town of Zrenjanin in Serbian Vojvodina. The colony was also known under the name Carlobagen, not to be confused with Karlobag in Croatia.==History==Map of Bečkerek around 1697-1698 with a minaret of the mosque that dominates the town.In October... read more

CN Barcelona

Club Natació Barcelona is a Catalan swimming and water polo club from Barcelona established in 1907, which makes it the dean of both sports in Spain. in Marca's 2003 World Aquatics' website It is also active in athletics, diving, karate, petanca, pilota, rugby, sailing and triathlon.Barcelona is the most successful club in the División de Honor with 59 titles, including the first 46 editions of the championship. It also won European Cup in 1982 and the LEN Trophy in 1995 and 2004. in allcompetitions.com==External... read more

Barcelona Open

There are two sporting events named the Barcelona Open: read more

CosmoCaixa Barcelona

CosmoCaixa Barcelona () is a science museum located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Formerly known as the Science Museum of Barcelona, it closed for renovations in 1998 and reopened in 2004 under its current name. The museum features a variety of exhibitions, permanent and temporary, that showcase the environment, nature, science, and space. CosmoCaixa also has a planetarium and exhibitions devoted to interaction such as touch and play for small children. It also has a bookstore, gift shop, library,... read more


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