Les Corts (destrict)

destrict in Barcelona

Les Corts (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫəs ˈkorts]) is ane o the ten destricts intae which Barcelona, Spain haes been dividit up syne 1984, nummered IV. It wis creatit in 1897 oot o twa umwhile municipalities: Les Corts de Sarrià an some pairts o Sarrià (the remainin o which went tae become the current destrict o Sarrià-Sant Gervasi). It haed 82.588 inhabitants in the 2005 census, which maks it the least populous destrict o the ceety.

Destricts o Barcelona, Les Corts (Destrict 4) coloured yellae.

It is locatit in the wastren pairt o the ceety, next tae three ither destricts o Barcelona : Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Eixample as well as Sants-Montjuïc, an twa municipalities o the Barcelona metropolitan aurie: L'Hospitalet de Llobregat and Esplugues de Llobregat.

Avinguda de Sarrià in Les Corts


The name is no derivit frae courts, but developit frae the Laitin cohors, cohortes (meanin "landwart hooses"), as a reference tae the local Roman villas an masies which stood thare afore the 20t-hunderyear urbanisation o the aurie.[1]


It is further dividit intae the follaein neebourheids:


  1. http://www.elpais.com/articulo/cataluna/Diagonal/desviada/elpepuespcat/20100327elpcat_12/Tes

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Coordinates: 41°23′14.53″N 2°08′30.55″E / 41.3873694°N 2.1418194°E / 41.3873694; 2.1418194