Catalonia is a land of more than two thousand years of
history, tradition and culture.
A land at the leading edge which is eager to offer you hospitality
and an unforgettable stay.
A land with beautiful scenery, rich cultural heritage and, above
all, open-minded, enterprising people.
A land of industry and technology; a land of art, fashion and
design; a land of nature and sports; a land of gastromony and
entertainment, a land for all.
Population: 7,364.078 (2008)
Population density: 224,6/km2 International phone code:
Area: 32.107 km2 +34
GDP: 216,923 € milion (2008) Time zone: CET (CEST in
GDP per capita: 29,184 € (2008) summer)
Life expectancy: 81.39 years National holiday: 11th
Immigration rate: 15.4% September
Ofﬁcial languages: Catalan, Spanish, Patron saint: Saint George
Occitan (in Vall d’Aran) Government: Generalitat de
Climate: Mediterranean Catalunya
Universities: 12 (historical name of Government
Natural spaces: 16 natural parks of Catalonia)
International domain: Cat
ARRIVING IN CATALONIA
Four international airports
13 km to Tarragona city
80 km to Tarragona city
110 km to Tarragona city
180 km to Tarragona city
Tarragona, coastline territory of beautiful beaches with golden
sand and crystal clear waters, offers a natural setting where
you’ll ﬁnd heritage, tradition, cuisine, relaxation, shopping,
entertainment, business, entrepreneurship, and much more!
Located on the Mediterranean, in the heart of the Costa
Daurada, is Catalonia’s southernmost capital city, less than 100
kilometres away from Barcelona.
One of the foremost provinces in the Roman empire, Tarragona
is a natural, privileged, Mediterranean ﬂavoured region with a
mild, warm climate and an average temperature of 18ºC.
Feel the excitement of deep-rooted traditional culture,
enjoy the amazing castellers (human towers), dive into
the revealing Roman vestiges, architectural and
artistic treasures and legacy of Tarragona -declared
World Heritage City by UNESCO-, enjoy the
Modernism architecture of Gaudí in its home town
Reus, blast at Port Aventura theme park in Salou,
have a walk around the remains of Iberian civilization
and visit some of the wine cellars through the whole
region, relax at the beach and baske in the sun... but,
above all, you can not pass up the opportunity to
have lots of fun!
WORLD FAMOUS CATALANS
Salvador Dalí Clown Charlie Rivel
Joan Miró Tenor Josep Carreras
Antoni Gaudí Soprano
Architect Puig-Cadafalch Football coach Josep Guardiola
Motor-cyclist ani Pedrosa
Ferran Adrià Basketball player Pau Gasol
Chef Carme Politician Josep Borrell i Fontelles
Ruscalleda (2004-2007 President of
Politician Federico Mayor Zaragoza
Musician Pau Casals (Former UNESCO
Musician Xavier Cugat Director-General)
JCI European Conference Tarragona 2011 will run as follows:
Saturday, May 28 - Tuesday, May 31
Monday, May 30 - Tuesday, May 31
Wednesday, June 1 - Saturday, June 4
Thursday, June 2 - Saturday, June 4
Deputy Director Josep Ma. Plassa
Gerard Monguió Executive Director
Administration VIP Program Logistics Senator Program
Laia Urdí Eulàlia d’Ortadó Isabel Montals Josep Ma. Marsal
Finance IT & Web Communication
Joan A. Lopez Xavier Bielsa Jordi Plens
We are waiting for you!