a region of northeastern Spain
A region of SW Europe, an autonomous community of Spain. Historically, a principality also including a strip of nowadays Aragon (called usually Aragon Strip or Western Strip) and the region of Northern Catalonia (nowadays part of France).
Catalonia is an autonomous community of Spain, with the official status of a nationality. Catalonia comprises four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. Its capital and largest city is Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain after Madrid, and the center of one of the largest metropolitan areas in Europe. Catalonia covers an area of 32,114 km² and has an official population of 7,535,251. It comprises the larger part of the territory of the former Principality of Catalonia, with the remainder of the historic Catalan region now part of southern France. Catalonia borders France and Andorra to the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the east. The neighbouring Spanish regions of Aragon and the Valencian Community lie to the west and south respectively. The official languages are Catalan, Spanish, and Aranese; Catalan Sign Language is also officially recognised. The Catalan government intends to hold a referendum on independence from Spain in 2014.
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old prov. of Spain, on the NE.; has a most fertile soil, which yields a luxuriant vegetation; chief seat of manufacture in the country, called hence the "Lancashire of Spain"; the people are specially distinguished from other Spaniards for their intelligence and energy.
The numerical value of catalonia in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of catalonia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The president of Catalonia has to be a leader by consensus, and Mas is not.
What I think, what I feel, is that I belong to the best possible nation in the world. Long live Catalonia.
There's a feeling that Catalonia is what makes Spain, without Catalonia there is no Spain. Losing Catalonia would really be quite fatal, while Scotland is seen in England as ultimately dispensable.
Now, if the question is' will Artur Mas stop the political process in Catalonia', the answer is no until we have the certainty that we have a specific date for a binding referendum on independence.
I am very skeptical that a new Spanish government could offer a deal to Catalonia on holding a referendum, now, if the question is' will Artur Mas stop the political process in Catalonia', the answer is no until we have the certainty that we have a specific date for a binding referendum on independence.
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