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Figueres is the capital of the comarca of Alt EmpordÓ, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is located at 39 metres above the sea, near the Pyrenees and the French border. Population 33,157 (1996).

The town was the birthplace of artist Salvador DalÝ, and houses the Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador DalÝ, a large museum designed by DalÝ himself which attracts many visitors.