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What is the Catalan Crossborder Area?



The Catalan Cross-border Area includes neighbouring territories of northern Catalonia (Pyrénées-Orientales) and counties of the province of Gerona, including the Cerdagne.


Population: 1,130,000 inhabitants
Area: 10,246 km2
Territories: 13 historic counties, 453 towns
Population growth rate: an average of over 2% per year

Economic data:

  • 2 airports
  • 2 commercial ports
  • More than 7 million tourists per year
  • More than 40 000 SMEs
  • Almost 200 000 hectares of agricultural production
  • A dense network of logistical infrastructures and trans-European trade