What is Barcelona slogan or motto?

Barcelona city slogan or motto

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In 2019 the city of Barcelona used the tourist branding slogan "Always Barcelona!"

In 2012 the city of Barcelona slogan used branding slogan was Barcelona es mucho más! which means Barcelona is much more!  

Previously the city of Barcelona has used the slogans 'Barcelona es Teva!' which is Catalan language and means' Barcelona is yours!'  

Barcelona city has many nicknames

Locals often use the nickname 'Barna' as an abbreviation of BARceloNA

Another common abbreviation mostly used in marketing is 'BCN', which is also the IATA airport code for Barcelona-El Prat Airport. 

Many people think Barca is a nickname for the city but this only used for the football and sports club FC Barcelona. It is spellt Barça and pronounced Barsa with a soft c and not used about the city

The city is also referred to as the Ciutat Comtal in Catalan - Ciudad Condal in Spanish, which means City of Counts.

This nickname comes from its history as the seat of the Count of Barcelona. From 9th to early 18th century Barcelona was a county and governed by counts.

Barcelona county was for much of its history part of the Principality of Catalonia which, along with the Kingdom of Aragon, formed the Crown of Aragon, which was in a dynastic union with the Crown of Castile

In Roman times Barcelona was called Barcino.

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