The capital of the Baix Ebre county, with around almost 35,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city in the Terres de l'Ebre region, upholding its capital status in terms of commerce, as well as industry and services.
● Commercial town: an important commercial centre that attracts people from all over the Terres de l'Ebre region. (link a les agrupacions comercials o informació)
● Industrial town: a town with extensive industrial activity, boasting three industrial estates (Baix Ebre, Pla de l'Estació and Catalunya Sud). (links als polígons, amb plànols, ubicació i serveis)
● Service city: a nerve centre of the Terres de l'Ebre, with its status as capital being reflected in a significant increase in the service sector. From an administrative point of view, Tortosa is home to a large number of the regional delegations of the Catalan Government and Spanish Administration institutions. The town also offers a varied range of university education options.