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Coat of arms
Localització del Tarragonès.svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Tarragona
 • Total 319.2 km2 (123.2 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 250,306
 • Density 784.17/km2 (2,031.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Tarragona

Tarragonès is a comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain. It is one of the three comarques formed in the 1936 comarcal division of Camp de Tarragona. It lies on the Mediterranean coast, between the comarques of Baix Penedès to the northeast and Baix Camp to the south.

Over 60% of the population live in the capital, Tarragona.

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