Mataró - information about the city

Mataró ( [mətəˈɾo] ) is the capital and largest city of the comarca of the Maresme, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia Autonomous Community, Spain. It is located on the Costa del Maresme, to the south of Costa Brava, between Cabrera de Mar and Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, to the north-east of Barcelona. As of 2010, it had a population of c. 122,932 inhabitants.

Mataró - tourist attractions

markerA La Beneficència of Mataró La Beneficència of Mataró was founded as a charity house for orphan girls and for the survival of women with economical difficulties. La Beneficiencia was built according to the project by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. The inspiration for the building came from the Medieval Catalan architecture. It was re... La Beneficència of Mataró - photo
markerB Coll i Regàs House Coll i Regàs House - photo
markerC Basilica of St. Mary of Mataró Basilica of St. Mary of Mataró - photo

Relevant data

Geographical coordinates: 41.5333, 2.45
Approximate population: 121,722

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