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Barcelona OVERVIEW
Yes, Barcelona is in Spain, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be seeing Spanish everywhere on your Barcelona vacation. That’s because Barcelona is a polyglot city—fluent in both Spanish and Catalan, a language that is infuriatingly similar to Spanish, but not quite the same—and teeming with Basque influence. Around 5 million people live in Barcelona proper, and another 5 million visit each year, making it the 4th most visited city in Europe. But judging by Barcelonians laid back style, you’d never know their city was teeming with visitors.
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