General Archive of the Crown of Aragon

Local nameArxiu de la Corona d'Aragó
LocationBarcelona, Spain

The General Archive of the Crown of Aragon, originally Royal Archives of Barcelona, is an archive containing the background documents of the institutions of the former Crown of Aragon and currently also contains other historical resources.

Since 1994 it has been based on the street Almogàvers of Barcelona, where it was transferred from the Palau del Lloctinent.

It was founded in 1318 in Barcelona by the king James II of Aragon the Just as the unified archive of all the territories of the Crown of Aragon. It was the single central archive of the Crown from 1318-1348, in which the Courts of Zaragoza created the Archive of the Kingdom of Aragon.

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Official Website

Address 103-109 Carrer de la Marina, Barcelona 08018, Spain

Coordinates 41°23'40.951" N 2°11'10.085" E

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