Province of Lleida

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Province of Lleida

Província de Lleida (in Catalan)
Provincia de Lérida (in Spanish)
Provincia de Lhèida (in Occitan)
Flag of Province of Lleida
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Coat of arms of Province of Lleida
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Map of Spain with the Province of Lleida highlighted
Coordinates: 42°00′N 1°10′E / 42.000°N 1.167°E / 42.000; 1.167Coordinates: 42°00′N 1°10′E / 42.000°N 1.167°E / 42.000; 1.167
CountrySpain
Autonomous community Catalonia
CapitalLleida
Government
 • PresidentJoan Reñé i Huguet (2011)
Area
 • Total12,150 km2 (4,690 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 18th
 2.41% of Spain
Population
 (2013)
 • Total440,915[1]
 • RankRanked 33rd
Official language(s)Catalan, Spanish and Aranese (Occitan)
ParliamentCortes Generales
Websitewww.diputaciolleida.cat

The Province of Lleida (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʎɛjðə]; Spanish: Lérida [ˈleɾiða]; Occitan: Lhèida) is one of the four provinces of Catalonia. It is often popularly known as Ponent (i.e. the West).[source?]

It lies in north-eastern Spain, in the western part of the autonomous community of Catalonia, and is bordered by the Provinces of Girona, Barcelona, Tarragona, Zaragoza and Huesca and the countries of France and Andorra.

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  1. Population Figures referring to Municipal Register 1 January 2013 Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine - Instituto Nacional de Estadística. (National Statistics Institute)

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