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Information about Barcelona

The province of Barcelona is located in the northeast of Spain. It is a province of medium size and is densely populated.


Barcelona has a(n) very good transport infrastructure , with roads and highways which make up a reasonably well connected network with the rest of the those in the country. The connection between cities with airports and train stations of Barcelona and the rest of the municipalities with less infrastructure , and with each other, is satisfactory.
In some of its cities Barcelona has the following public transport structures:

Inter-urban bus routes.
Urban bus routes.
Over or underground metro.
Passenger ports.
Rail transport.


The telecommunication access is widespread and of quality in Barcelona. The television and radio signal coverage is excellent. The network of ADSL cables and/or fibre optic is practically in the entire area of the province.

Health services

The health services available to people in Barcelona are provided by a good public healthcare system which is complemented by private centres. 

For more information about health centres we recommend that you consult the map provided with each HOUSETTEL development, where you can select the option of hospitals and health centres, and work out the number of them and their exact distance away.

Economía y desempleo

If you are thinking about living in Barcelona, it is imperative to know what employment opportunities exist. For that we recommend focusing on the strongest branches of the economy, those which generate more opportunities and wages:
Service sector
Commerical sector
Tourism sector (accommodation, hospitality, catering, activites)
Agricultural sector
Livestock sector
Industry (chemical, paper, automobile, pharmaceutical, aeronautical, technological, etc.)

The unemployment rate in Barcelona is 12%, therefore the chances of finding a job depending on your qualifications are hopeful.


We will establish three phases of education which depend on the age of the pupil. The first section refers to students between 0 and 16 years old. For this phase the education options are public with divided opinions about its suitability, and private options in major population areas.
The second phase refers to pupils who having finished the first phase of learning, and continue on to university education. Barcelona does universities.
The third phase refers to educational establishments with different types of professional training and all kinds of academies, such as language academies or higher education learning centre.
To learn more about educational establishments we recommend consulting the map provided with each HOUSETTEL development, where you can select the education centre options and and work out the number of them and their exact distance away.


Due to its size, it is impossible to determine general weather conditions for the whole of Barcelona but we can guide you by informing you that the maximum temperatures registered are 29 degrees Celsius/ 84 degrees Fahrenheit
Rainfall is what could be called sufficient, being more substantial in the month of april, and less so in july.


Barcelona is well known for:

Aquatic activities (surfing, diving, kite and wind surfing, boats, water skiing, etc).
Airborne activities (paragliding, skydiving, etc).
Recreational activities (casinos, discos, theme parks, etc).
Mountain activities (trekking, rock climbing, alpine skiing, ice skating, etc).
Its gastronomy.
Its architecture heritage.
Its cultural heritage (architecture, archaeology and/or history).
Its popular festivals.


As well as with the difference in climate, Barcelona has areas with very varied crime rates. Crime is a variable which indicates the rate of intentional homicide (unlawful death intentionally inflicted on one person by another), based on the list provided by the UNODC (United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime), or by the ministry or agency of the country.

For each example information will be provided on criminal offences per number of inhabitants, homicide rates, etc, indicating the reference source of the data.

The homicide rate per 100.000 inhabitants in Barcelona is 0.7.

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