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Catalonia - WikipediaLocation of Catalonia (dark green). – in Europe (green & dark grey) – in Spain (green). Coordinates: 41°49′N 1°28′E / 41.817°N 1.467°E / 41.817; 1.467Coordinates: 41°49′N 1°28′E / 41.817°N 1.467°E / 41.817; 1.467 · Country · Spain. Status, Autonomous community (styled as nationality). Formation, 988
History of Catalonia - WikipediaThe territory that now constitutes the Autonomous communities of Spain Catalonia was first settled during the Middle Palaeolithic era. Like the rest of the Mediterranean side of the Iberian Peninsula, the area was occupied by the Iberians and several Greek and Carthaginian towns were established on the coast before the
Catalonia region profile - BBC News4 Jan 2018 Proud of its own identity and language, Catalonia is one of Spain's richest and most highly industrialised regions, and also one of the most independent-minded. With a distinct history stretching back to the early middle ages, many Catalans think of themselves as a separate nation from the rest of Spain.
Catalonia's bid for independence from Spain explained - BBC NewsThe drive for Catalan independence captured the world's attention in October, when a banned referendum on the issue was met with a heavy police crackdown. A bid by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to quash the efforts of separatists by calling an election backfired in December. Pro-independence parties returned
Catalonia | World | The Guardian2 days ago Salvador Dalí reburied after exhumation for paternity tests. Samples taken for DNA tests that disproved paternity claim rejoin artist's body in Catalonian tomb. Published: 2:10 PM. Salvador Dalí reburied after exhumation for paternity tests · 9 March 2018
Catalonia election: full results | World news | The Guardian22 Dec 2017 On Thursday night pro-independence parties secured a renewed majority in the Catalan parliament. Although the pro-union centre-right Citizens were the largest party, the result is a blow to Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy's hopes of defusing the constitutional crisis in Catalonia. Fri 22 Dec 2017
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A Guide to Catalonia's Never-Ending Crisis - Bloomberg11 Feb 2018 Catalonia has replaced Greece as Europe's never-ending crisis. It's been almost three months since Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy cracked down on the regional Catalan government after it briefly declared independence, but there's still no clear answer as to what comes next. The standoff comes
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Catalonia - WikitravelCatalonia is an autonomous community within Iberia defined as a nationality, and before the 18th century it was an State (in the form of principality) of the Crown of Aragon, with a complex parlamentary system. Since 1714, as a consequence of its defeat in the War of the Spanish Succession, Catalan institutions and laws
Catalonia Trade & InvestmentCatalonia Trade & Investment is the official Catalan government organization in charge of attracting foreign investment to Catalonia.
Catalonia - France 24Fugitive Puigdemont abandons bid to return as Catalan leader. Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont said Thursday he had abandoned his bid to return as regional president in an attempt to unblock a political impasse as the region… Share. Read more. In The World Papers
The Catalonia question calls for a creative answer - Financial Times22 Dec 2017 The people of Catalonia have spoken and, once again, their verdict is inconclusive. Pro-independence parties won an absolute majority of seats in Catalonia's parliament in this week's regional election, but did not secure a majority of votes. The liberal, pro-Spain Ciudadanos party emerged as the largest