Gerona


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Gerona,

city, Spain: see GironaGirona
or Gerona
, city (1990 pop. 70,876), capital of Girona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Onyar River. There are food, textile, paper, chemical, machinery, and other industries in Girona.
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Gerona

 

a city in northeastern Spain, in Catalonia. Capital of the province of Gerona. Population, 56,000 (1973). A railroad junction, Gerona is situated at the point where the Oñar River empties into the Ter. Industries include wine-making, cork processing, and the production of textiles, chemicals, and electronic equipment.

Gerona

a city in NE Spain: city walls and 14th-century cathedral; often besieged, in particular by the French (1809). Pop.: 81 220 (2003 est.)
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The Sierra de Caballos, east of Nueva Gerona, rises to 295 meters (968 feet).
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The pictures show their arrival at Gerona Airport, and the boys at the poolside receiving their end-of-season awards.
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Inntravel offers seven nights' cycling through the lakes and volcanoes of Garrotxa in northern Catalonia from pounds 895, incl return Eurostar from St Pancras and overnight sleeper train from Paris, transfers from Gerona station, seven nights' B&B, four dinners, cycling maps, notes and luggage transfers.
The airline currently flies to Dublin and Shannon from Birmingham International Airport but from April will add Barcelona/ Gerona, Marseille and Pisa.
On his first break away from home in Trelewis for more than a year he flew on Saturday morning from Bristol International to Gerona airport near Barcelona with two members of his girlfriend's family and a friend.
Located in the Gerona area, northeastern part of Spain and 1 hour drive form Barcelona, this center has a capacity for 25 people and it is based on a three level building with great recreational areas around it.
According to Smart Wings, the airline will operate a once weekly flight to Malaga and Gerona, Spain; two weekly flights to the Bulgarian Black Sea ports Burgas and Varna; and three weekly flights to Thessaloniki.
September 1999: A Britannia Airways Boeing 757 carrying 236 passengers bounces and breaks into three as it attempts to land at Gerona Airport in Spain.
The airline, which operates scheduled flights from Birmingham International Airport to Dublin, Gerona and Murcia, said: 'Half of these jobs will be generated at the airline's existing 12 European bases, with the remainder at the ten or more new bases which will be developed by Ryanair over the next seven years.