Girona, Catalonia, Spain

🇪🇸 Girona is a city in northern Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell rivers. Girona is the capital of the province of the same name and also capital of the comarca of the Gironès and the vegueria of Girona. Since much of the old quarter of this ancient city has been preserved, Girona is a popular destination for tourists, and film productions have used it as a filming location. The city is located 99 km north-east of Barcelona City.

The town is on the Autopista AP-7 and N-II. The city is also the hub of the local road network with routes to the coast and inland towards the Pyrenees. The city has a comprehensive urban bus service operated by private companies. There are also services to the other towns in the Girona province and long-distance buses. Girona is served at its new railway station to the west of the Old Town. There are conventional trains to Portbou and the French border. Girona is also an important stop on the AVE services from Paris, Marseille, Toulouse Figueres, Barcelona and Madrid. The journey time to Barcelona is 37 minutes on the AVE. Madrid can be reached in 3 h 45 min. The town's airport, Girona-Costa Brava, is 10 km (6 miles) south of the town centre. Girona Airport is approximately a 30-minute bus ride from the bus terminal and train station in Girona city.

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Girona has a population of over 101,852 people. Girona is ranked #615 for startups with a score of 0.259.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Girona is a member city of Eurotowns network including: 🇪🇸 Avilés, Spain; 🇩🇪 Böblingen, Germany; 🇩🇪 Detmold, Germany; 🇸🇪 Eskilstuna, Sweden; 🇸🇪 Gävle, Sweden; 🇳🇱 Haarlem, Netherlands; 🇸🇪 Halmstad, Sweden; 🇧🇪 Hasselt, Belgium; 🇫🇮 Jyväskylä, Finland; 🇪🇸 Manresa, Spain; 🇮🇹 Reggio Emilia, Italy; 🇧🇪 Roeselare, Belgium; 🇪🇸 Sabadell, Spain; 🇳🇱 Schiedam, Netherlands; 🇩🇪 Sindelfingen, Germany; 🇩🇪 Solingen, Germany; 🇩🇪 Ulm, Germany; 🇸🇪 Varberg, Sweden.

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