Gorgeous Barcelona at night
Barcelona is the capitol of the Catalonia region, and the 2nd-largest city in Spain. It is located at the mouth of the rivers Llobregat and Besos, and bordered by the Serra de Collserola mountain range.

The city was established around 15 B.C. as a Roman military camp.

Today, Barcelona is known for its arts scene, unique architecture, tourism draw, and sports, particularly soccer. It has a reputation as an exotic, romantic European major city.

People Born in Barcelona

Astrid Berges Frisbey

Barcelona in People's Lives

Anais Nin: I lived here for a short time as a teenager.

Jorge Luis Borges: My family lived here briefly in 1918. I was 19 years old at the time.

Michael Fassbender: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie Haywire

Vivienne Westwood: I did a fashion show here in 2011.

Zuzanna Bijoch: I frequently travel here for work as a high fashion model, and am represented here by the modeling agency View Management.


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