How well do you know Barcelona? Take our quiz to find out.
|01||Get a bank account: This will be the first thing most utility providers, telecom connectors and employers will require.|
|02||Get your NIE: This is a ´foreigners number´ and will probably be the second thing that utility providers will request.|
|03||The government offers free Catalan lessons to foreigners, in order to promote this rare and unusual language, so take advantage of it.|
|04||Agents in Spain can ask for up to nine months worth of rent as a deposit, ensure you have sufficient funds to pay this.|
|05||Spain is notoriously bureaucratic, allow between three and ten times as much time as you normally would for administration tasks.|
Barcelona didn’t actually have a public beach until 1992. Prior to that it was heavily industrialized with factories. The seaside was rebuilt for the 1992 Olympics.