Gracia barcelona map
Map of gracia barcelona. Gracia barcelona map (Catalonia Spain) to print. Gracia barcelona map (Catalonia Spain) to download. Gracia is a district of the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Gracia contains the neighborhoods of Vila de Gracia, Vallcarca i els Penitents, El Coll, La Salut and Camp d'en Grassot i Gràcia Nova. Gracia is bordered by the districts of Eixample to the south, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi to the west and Horta-Guinardó to the east (as its shown in gracia barcelona map). Gracia numbered District 6. In 2005, Gracia had 120,087 inhabitants, according to the Instituto Nacional de Estadística.
Gracia was established in 1626, by a novitiate of Carmelites who established a convent there called "Nostra Senyora de Gràcia (Our Lady of Grace)."Gracia was an independent municipality until it was annexed to Barcelona in 1897 along with other villages in the plain of Barcelona (see gracia barcelona map). The expansion of the Eixample district in the 19th century eventually led to the northward expansion of Barcelona, connecting Gracia to the growing metropolis.