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El Poble-sec (Catalan pronunciation: [əɫ ˌpɔbːɫəˈsɛk], Catalan for 'Dry village') is a neighborhood in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain). The neighborhood is located between Montjuïc mountain and the Avinguda del Paral·lel. The Poble Sec station of the Barcelona Metro is located in, and named after, this neighborhood. Following the planning policy of the City of Barcelona led by Xavier Trias and exacerbated focused on increasing tourism, Poble-Sec has suffered serious and radical changes that are affecting their historical and architectural heritage and the lives of their neighbors. Since 2013 they have started protest demonstrations. In 2015 with the change of government, the protests have stopped trusting the promised new mayor Ada Colau promised a review of the plan of uses that affect the neighborhood and the special regulation of Blai and Blesa streets. The calm of the neighbors is running and while being recorded direct attacks against the tourists.Also have started new movementa against the massive tourism and the gentrification.

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Poble Sec is a place in Barcelona in the country of Spain. Poble Sec is easily missed on a visit to Barcelona.

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