Área Metropolitana de Barcelona |AMB

Type of partner

The Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) is a founding member of Metropolis and one of the most actively engaged members. It is is the public administration of the metropolitan area of Barcelona, which occupies 636 km² and is made up with 36 municipalities with more than 3.2 million inhabitants.

The metropolitan area is a territorial, social, demographic, economic and cultural fact that has been forming over the last century, as a product of the growth and connection of urban systems around the city of Barcelona. It is the largest metropolitan conurbation in the western Mediterranean, which generates half of the GDP in Catalonia.