Tarragona is a city located in the south of Catalonia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. It is the capital of the Spanish province of the same name
In Roman times, the city was named Tarraco (full name of Colonia Iulia Urbs Triumphalis Tarraco) and was capital of the province of Hispania Tarraconensis.
Tarragona is home to one of the most important ports in Spain. Tarragona is also the home of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.