Girona

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Girona (, Gerona ) is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018.wikipedia
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Province of Girona

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It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca of the Gironès.
Its capital and largest city is Girona, with an urban area (including the neighbouring municipalities of Salt, Sarrià de Ter and Vilablareix) representing, with a total population of 144,709, 19.2% of the population.

Gironès

It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca of the Gironès.
, more than half of the comarca's 175,148 inhabitants live in the capital, Girona, which is also the capital of the province of Girona.

Comarques of Catalonia

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It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca of the Gironès.

County of Barcelona

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Wilfred the Hairy incorporated Girona into the County of Barcelona in 878.
The area was dominated by the Franks after the conquest of Girona (785) and especially when, in 801, the city of Barcelona was conquered by King Louis the Pious of Aquitaine, and was incorporated into the Frankish kingdom.

Wilfred the Hairy

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Wilfred the Hairy incorporated Girona into the County of Barcelona in 878.
After becoming Count of Urgell and Cerdanya in 870, Wilfred received the counties of Barcelona, Girona, and Besalú in 878 from the Carolingian king of France, Louis the Stammerer.

Nachmanides

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The Rabbi of Girona, Moshe ben Nahman Gerondi (better known as Nahmanides or Ramban) was appointed Great Rabbi of Catalonia.
He was raised, studied, and lived for most of his life in Girona, Catalonia.

Catalonia

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Girona (, Gerona ) is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018.
The main tourist destinations in Catalonia are the city of Barcelona, the beaches of the Costa Brava in Girona, the beaches of the Costa del Maresme and Costa del Garraf from Malgrat de Mar to Vilanova i la Geltrú and the Costa Daurada in Tarragona.

Mariano Álvarez de Castro

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In May 1809, it was besieged by 35,000 French Napoleonic troops under Vergier, Augereau and St. Cyr, and held out obstinately under the leadership of Alvarez until disease and famine compelled it to capitulate on 12 December.
Brigadier Mariano José Manuel Bernardo Álvarez Bermúdez de Castro y López Aparicio (September 8, 1749 – January 21, 1810 ) was a Spanish military officer, and the military governor of Girona during the siege by the French during the War of Spanish Independence.

Montjuïc (Girona)

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On the north side of the old city is the Montjuïc (or hill of the Jews in medieval Catalan), where the Jewish cemetery was located.
Montjuïc is a hill of the ancient Catalan city of Girona, Spain.

Charlemagne

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Finally, Charlemagne reconquered it in 785 and made it one of the fourteen original counties of Catalonia.
According to the Muslim historian Ibn al-Athir, the Diet of Paderborn had received the representatives of the Muslim rulers of Zaragoza, Girona, Barcelona and Huesca.

Third Siege of Girona

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In May 1809, it was besieged by 35,000 French Napoleonic troops under Vergier, Augereau and St. Cyr, and held out obstinately under the leadership of Alvarez until disease and famine compelled it to capitulate on 12 December.
The Third Siege of Girona refers to the French Grande Armée's seven-month siege of Girona, from 6 May to 12 December 1809, a significant event in the Peninsular War.

Spain

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Girona (, Gerona ) is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018.
Additionally, there are highways along the Atlantic (Ferrol to Vigo), Cantabrian (Oviedo to San Sebastián) and Mediterranean (Girona to Cádiz) coasts.

Girona Cathedral

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The present edifice is one of the most important monuments of the school of the Majorcan architect Jaume Fabre and an excellent example of Catalan Gothic architecture.
Girona Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Saint Mary of Girona (in Catalan: Catedral de Santa Maria de Girona or simply Catedral de Girona), is a Roman Catholic church located in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Monastery of Sant Daniel, Girona

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From the same period is the Monastery of St. Daniel.
The Monastery of San Daniel (Catalan: Monestir de Sant Daniel) is a religious complex in Girona, Catalonia, northern Spain.

Sant Pere de Galligants

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The Benedictine church of Sant Pere de Galligants is in early Romanesque style.
Sant Pere de Galligants is Benedictine abbey in Girona, Catalonia.

Casa Marieta

Today the area has great vitality because of the spread of cafés and restaurants, including some businesses well known for their history like the Café Royal, Cinema Albéniz and Casa Marieta
located in Independence Square, Girona, also well-known like Sant Agustí Square, because formerly the convent of Sant Agustí had been risen there.

Masó House

Casa Masó
One of these houses (at Ballesteries 29, Girona) is Casa Masó, the birthplace of the architect Rafael Masó and an example of Noucentisme in Girona.
It is also one of the most important works of architecture in Girona.

Isaac Albéniz

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Today the area has great vitality because of the spread of cafés and restaurants, including some businesses well known for their history like the Café Royal, Cinema Albéniz and Casa Marieta
Born in Camprodon, province of Girona, to Ángel Albéniz (a customs official) and his wife, Dolors Pascual, Albéniz was a child prodigy who first performed at the age of four.

Peter III of Aragon

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The ancient county became a duchy in 1351 when King Peter III of Aragon gave the title of Duke to his first-born son, John.
In 1285, Philip entrenched himself before Girona in an attempt to besiege it.

Girona FC

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The local Football club is Girona FC, who were promoted to La Liga in 2017.
Girona Futbol Club, S.A.D. is a professional football club based in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Peninsular War

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The Plaça de la Independència, which refers to the 1808-1814 War of Spanish Independence, part of the larger Peninsular War, against Napoleon Bonaparte, is one of the best known and busiest places in Girona.
Moncey marched toward Valencia with 29,350 men, and Guillaume Philibert Duhesme marshalled 12,710 troops in Catalonia and moved against Girona.

Church of St. Felix, Girona

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The Collegiate Church of Sant Feliu is noteworthy from an architectural point of view.
The Collegiate Church of St. Felix (Col·legiata de Sant Fèlix (Feliu)) is a basilica dedicated to St. Felix in the Spanish city of Girona, dating to the early days of Christianity.

Onyar

Onyar River
Girona (, Gerona ) is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018.
It joins the Ter at the city of Girona.

University of Girona

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The city is the home of the Universitat de Girona.
The University of Girona (Universitat de Girona, UdG; ) is located in the city of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Güell

Girona (, Gerona ) is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018.
It has a length of 1.5 km and passes through the city of Girona.