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Province of Girona
Província de Girona
Provincia de Gerona
Flag of Province of Girona
Coat of arms of Province of Girona
Coat of arms
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Country Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
 • Total 5,905 km2 (2,280 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked
Population (2016)
 • Total 739,607
 • Rank Ranked
 • Density 125.251/km2 (324.399/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gironí, gironina (ca), gerundense (es)
Official language(s) Catalan and Spanish
Parliament Cortes Generales

Girona (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒiˈɾonə], Spanish: Gerona [xeˈɾona]) is a province of Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia.

It is bordered on the northwest by the province of Lleida, on the southwest by the province of Barcelona, on the north by France, and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea.

The population of the province in 2016 was 739,607. Its capital and largest city is Girona.

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