Shire: Vallès Occidental
Altitude: 190 m
Sabadell has more than 210,000 inhabitants and is co-capital of the Vallès Occidental, having a strategic location in Catalonia. Only twenty kilometers from Barcelona, he leads the conurbation in the surroundings of the Catalan metropolis that forms a privileged area of Southern Europe.
Emerging from the banks of the Ripoll River, Sabadell is now a dynamic and active city with services and spaces of calm. The old town retains many of the old facades and at the same time it has become a commercial area of reference. Known as the "Catalan Manchester" for the textile legacy since the mid-nineteenth century, it has maintained chimneys and vapors, while diversifying the activity towards the services sector. Sabadell and its surroundings have become one of the most important centers of business attraction and innovation and knowledge initiatives in the Mediterranean area.
The city enjoys all kinds of sports and cultural equipment , commercial axes, business areas, parks, restaurants and leisure in a family and safe environment. Sabadell is very well connected and has diverse options for mobility. Surrounded by a network of roads, highways and trains, it has public transport, buses, taxis, bike lanes and even the largest private airport in Catalonia.
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