Settlement has existed here since the Bronze Age. In ancient times, it was known as "Iltreda" or "Ilerda" prior to Roman invasion. After being conquered by the Romans, it was made a colony of Roman Hispania.
Today, Lleida is known for its architecture, cathedral, history, commerce, and growing size.
People Born in Lleida
Lleida in People's Lives
Julius Caesar: I fought in the Battle of Ilerda here in 49 BC, against my rival Pompey, during the Roman Civil War. My legions won by a considerable margin.