The deeply-divided Catalan parliament voted 66 in favour, 65 against and 4 abstentions for the election of Torra, a former lawyer and publisher with little political experience.
After almost five months of political deadlock following a failed attempt to secede from Spain, the country's northeastern autonomous region of Catalonia has a new premier that was handpicked by ousted nationalist leader Carles Puigdemont.
The autonomous region of Catalonia held a referendum on independence on October 1, 2017, in which more than 90 percent of the 2.26 million Catalans who participated in the vote supported the region's secession from Spain.
The parliament's election came almost five months after local elections in Catalonia.
Addressing the parliament on Monday, Mr Torra mentioned "Carles Puigdemont is our president". In a bid to end the biggest political crisis to hit Spain in decades, Rajoy called snap regional elections for December which separatist parties won.
He is regarded as a close ally of his predecessor in Catalonia's top job, ousted president Carles Puigdemont, who is fighting extradition to Spain from Germany.
The Spanish government is expected to remove the special controls on the Catalan administration after Torra and his new ministers are sworn in later this week.
Mr Torra failed to be elected with an absolute majority in an earlier vote over the weekend.
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"The Catalan republic is equality, liberty and fraternity".
"The Spanish state wanted to prove their point by not endorsing those people who they had brought criminal charges against".
Ines Arrimadas, leader of the centrist, unionist Ciudadanos party, told Torra on Saturday: "I don't know if you will be president of the regional government, but you will never be the one of all Catalans".
Catalonia's lawmakers are assembly to finish greater than six months of management vacuum by voting in a fervent separatist as the brand new chief of the restive area, setting the scene for a brand new confrontation with Spain.
The radical-left Popular Unity Candidacy (CUP) will be another source of trouble for the new leader.
Torra's mandate will be marked by several ongoing judicial proceedings against Catalan leaders and activists charged with a range of offenses over their roles in the independence push.
The body was created by hardline secessionists ahead of the illegal October referendum to create a provisional pro-independence parliament in the event that Madrid suspended Catalonia's home rule statute.
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