If you want to know in depth the capital of CataloniaThe following are details the districts of Barcelona in the open.


Barcelona is divided into 10 districts and they are:

1. Ciutat Vella District

The Old City covers the old urban area of the Catalan capital. This district has about 105,000 inhabitants and is made up of of El Gòtic, El Raval, Santa Caterina i La Ribera, Sant Pere and La Barceloneta.

The Ciutat Vella district is the most visited of Barcelona, along with that of the Eixample. This area has the vast majority of the city attractionsAmong them are:

  • Plaça Catalunya, del Rei y la Reial.
  • The Cathedral of Barcelona.
  • The Town Hall.
  • The Via Laietana.
  • La Rambla.
  • The Portal de l'Àngel.
  • The Gran Teatre del Liceu.

In addition, in the Ciutat Vella districtIn the middle of the city, you will find a large accommodation offer y entertainment facilities.


2. District of I'Eixample

The Eixample district from Barcelona is the more populous of the entire city, with over 260,000 inhabitants.

This district includes the urban plan of Ildefons CerdàThe majority of the population of the region is other attractions Barcelona celebrities.

The Eixample is divided into 2 zones, the Eixample Dreta (Passeig de Gràcia, the Sagrada Família district and the Vila Olímpica) and l'Eixample Esquerra (Sant Antoni district).

In the Eixample districtyou will be able to go through their streets The most famous are La Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, Passeig de Gràcia, Carrer Balmes, La Diagonal, Aribau, Muntaner, Mallorca, València, Aragó and others.

You can also visit the famous The Holy FamilyThe museum is located in the heart of the city, with places such as Casa Amatller, Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó Morera and Casa de les Punxes, Passeig de Gràcia, the Palau del Baró de Quadras and the buildings on Rambla Catalunya.


3. District of Saint Andrew's

Saint Andrew's is the third largest district in Barcelona and has over 170,000 inhabitants. A large number of them are in the historical centre from the ancient village of Sant Andreu de Palomar.

This district includes the of Sant Andreu de Palomar, the Bon Pastor, La Sagrera, Trinitat Vella, the Baró de Viver, Navas and the Congrés.

With the new Sagrera project, is expected to increase the tourist level in this area and the offer hotel industry.


4. Horta- Guinardo District

In the Horta-Guinardó district The city has about 170,000 inhabitants and owns 11.9% of the territory of Barcelona. It's located between the districts of Gràcia and Nous Barris.

Horta-Guinardó is mostly made up of the lands of the ancient peoples of Sant Joan d'Horta, Sant Andreu de Palomar y Sant Martí de Provençals.

The Horta-Guinardó district is close to Collserola and still retains its style of farming village. You'll find a lot of vegetation, summer houses modern, good communication and great quiet.


5. Nou Barris District

The Nou Barris district is located in the northeast corner of Barcelonabetween the Avinguda Meridiana and the Collserola mountain range. It has about 170,000 inhabitants and a large life standards.

Nou Barris has one of the libraries larger from Barcelona and, in addition, the Central Park of 18 hectares, which provides this district a fabulous green lung.

In the Nou Barris district there is also the University of Barcelona, El Corte Inglés and the mall Heron CityThe city is located next to restaurants, bars, discotheques and cinemas.


6. District of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi

The district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasiis divided into 6 neighborhoodsThe main attractions are: Sarrià, Sant Gervasi-Galvany, Sant Gervasi-La Bonanova, el Putget i Farró, Vallvidrera, el Tibidabo i les Planes and Les Tres Torres.

This district owns the income per capita higher than Barcelona. Here you will find buildings large with gardens, boutiques, parks and the mansions of the most recognized families in the city (in the Avinguda Pearson).

In the district Sarrià-Sant Gervasi are also located on the Pedralbes monasteryThe parc de l'Oreneta y restaurants with views of all of Barcelona.


7. Les Corts District

Les Corts has over 82,000 inhabitants and borders on the districts de l'Eixample, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi and Sants-Montjuic.

The Les Corts district originated in the ancient town of Les Corts de Sarrià (Independence from Sarrià in 1836).

Les Corts is divided into 10 neighborhoods, which are: el Camp Vell, el Camp de la Creu, Centre, Can Sol de Baix, Can Batllori, Can Bacardí, Pedralbes, Sant Ramon, La Mercè and the Zona Universitària.

This district is a upper-middle class neighborhoodwith many shops and nightlife. Les Corts welcomes the most important shopping centre of the city, the l'Illa Diagonal. This is also the location of the Football Club Barcelona.

In the University Zone various faculties of the University of Barcelona and as far as business is concerned, the Palau de Congressos de Catalunyathe center financial and commercial most important of Barcelona.


8. District of Sants-Montjuïc

Sants-Montjuïch has over 180,000 inhabitants and borders on the districts of Ciutat Vella, l'Eixample and les Corts.

The district of Sants-Montjuïc is divided into 6 districts: Santa Maria de Sants, Poble Sec, Zona Franca, Font de la Guatlla-Magòria, Montjuïc, and Bordeta-Hostafrancs.

At Sants-Montjuïc you will find the Carrer Gran de Santsthe street with more shops in the world per square meter.

This district also has the Sants Stationone of the arteries of Barcelona with more rail connections and the AVE stop.

At Sants-Montjuïc The Montjuïc Mountain is also located, the lungs of Barcelona. Here you will find the Mies Van der Rhoel Pavilion, the Font Màgica, the CaixaFòrum, the MNAC, the Palau Sant Jordi, the Olympic stadium, the modernist cemetery of Montjuïc, the Poble Espanyol and the Fira de Barcelona.

In the district of Sants-Montjuïc also located the Free ZoneThe first is an industrial area where the port of Barcelona.


9. District of Gràcia

The Gracia district has over 120,000 inhabitants and is composed of 8 neighborhoodsThe main attractions are: Gràcia, Vila de Gràcia, la Gràcia Nova, el Camp d'en Grassot, Vallcarca, La Salut, el Coll and Penitents.

Thank you is the Barcelona's smallest districtHowever, it is the second plus density of population.

Here are located several useful sites, such as The Park Güell, the Travessera de Gràcia, the Jaume Fuster Library and the Church of Nuestra Señora del Coll.


10. District of Sant Martí

Sant Martí has more than 220,000 inhabitants and borders on districts of Ciutat Vella, Sant Andreu, l'Eixample and Horta-Guinardó.

The Sant Martí district is made up of various and the vast majority of them, are ancient peoples attached to Barcelona.

These are: Poblenou, La Verneda, El Clot-Camp de l'Arpa, Fort Pius and the Barri del Besòs i el Maresme.

Knowing more about the various districts districts of the capital of Catalonia, we invite you to read another interesting interesting of our blog: If you want to move to Barcelona, read this article first.”.

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