Barcelona is the capital city of the independent community of Catalonia in Spain and Spain's moment most populated city, with a populace of 1.6 million inside its regulatory limits. Its urban range amplifies past the authoritative city limits with a populace of around 4.7 million individuals, being the seventh-most crowded urban region within the European Union after Paris, London, Madrid, the Ruhr range, Berlin and Milan. It is the biggest city on the Mediterranean Ocean, found on the coast between the mouths of the waterways Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain extend, the tallest crest of which is 512 meters (1,680 ft) high.
Barcelona is one of the world's driving traveler, financial, exchange reasonable and social centers, and its impact in commerce, instruction, amusement, media, design, science, and the expressions all contribute to its status as one of the world's major worldwide cities. It could be a major social and economic center in southwestern Europe, 24th within the world (some time recently Zürich, after Frankfurt) and a monetary center. In 2008 it was the fourth most economically powerful city by GDP within the European Union and 35th within the world with GDP producing to €177 billion.
Major tourism attractions in Barcelona includes La Sagrada Familia church, The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Las Ramblas Street, La Pedrera - Casa Mila by Antonio Gaudí, Picasso Museum Barcelona, Barcelona FC Museum, Park Güell by Gaudí, Picasso Museum, Miró Museum, National Museum of Art of Catalunya MNAC, Placa Reial, Montjuic hill and Poble Espanyol Spanish village