Tortosa is the capital of the Bajo Ebro region, located in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia. It constitutes an important agricultural, commercial and industrial center. Tortosa is located in Tarragona, province of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. Its municipal term has an area of 224,428 km2. The climate enjoyed in the area is typically Mediterranean, with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Rainfall reaches its maximum levels in spring and autumn.