Is Catalonia part of Spain or France?
The autonomous community of Catalonia occupies a triangular area in the northeastern corner of Spain. It is bordered by France and Andorra to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the east, the autonomous community of Valencia to the south, and the autonomous community of Aragon to the west.
Does Catalonia extend into France?
Fact 1: Catalonia is both an autonomous community within Spain (big yellow area above), but also a historic principality that extended into what is now France (small dark yellow area).
What countries are in Catalonia?
|Catalan Countries Països Catalans|
|Spain||Catalonia Valencian Community Balearic Islands Aragon (for Western Strip or La Franja) Murcia (for Carche)|
|France||Northern Catalonia in the Pyrénées-Orientales department|
|Andorra||Where Catalan is the sole official language|
|Italy||Alghero ( Sardinia)|
Is Catalan French or Spanish?
|Native to||Spain, Andorra, France, Italy|
|Ethnicity||Aragonese Balears Catalans Valencians|
|Native speakers||4.1 million (2012) Total number of speakers: More than 10 million (L1 plus L2; 2018)|
|Language family||Indo-European Italic Romance Western Romance Gallo-Romance Occitano-Romance Catalan|
Is Catalonia still part of Spain?
The Catalan declaration of independence (Catalan: Declaració d’independència de Catalunya; Spanish: Declaración de Independencia de Cataluña) was a resolution that was passed by the Parliament of Catalonia on 27 October 2017, which declared the independence of Catalonia from Spain and the founding of an independent …
Is Basque and Catalan the same?
Basque is the only non-Romance language (as well as non-Indo-European) with an official status in mainland Spain. Catalan, co-official in Catalonia and in the Balearic Islands. It is recognised but not official in Aragon, in the area of La Franja. … Valencian (variety of Catalan), co-official in the Valencian Community.
Is Catalonia a state or nation?
|Catalonia Catalunya (Catalan) Catalonha (Occitan) Cataluña (Spanish)|
|Status||Autonomous community (styled as nationality)|
|Formation||801 (County of Barcelona) 1137 (Union with Aragon) 1283 (Catalan constitutions) 1516 (Union of Castile and Aragon under Charles I) 1716 (Nueva Planta)|
Is Perpignan French or Catalan?
|Perpignan Perpinyà (Catalan)|
Is Mallorca Catalan?
The official languages of Mallorca are Catalan and Spanish. And the local dialect of Catalan is known as Mallorquí. Interestingly the dialect can be slightly different in each village! Valencia and Alicante also speak Catalan dialects called Valenciano and Alicantino.
Is Ibiza in Catalonia?
It is 150 kilometres (93 miles) from the city of Valencia. It is the third largest of the Balearic Islands, an autonomous community of Spain. Its largest settlements are Ibiza Town (Catalan: Vila d’Eivissa, or simply Vila), Santa Eulària des Riu, and Sant Antoni de Portmany.
|Native name: Eivissa|
Is Barcelona in Catalonia or Spain?
Barcelona (/ˌbɑːrsəˈloʊnə/ BAR-sə-LOH-nə, Catalan: [bəɾsəˈlonə], Spanish: [baɾθeˈlona]) is a city on the coast of northeastern Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.
Are the Balearic Islands Catalan?
The archipelago is an autonomous community and a province of Spain; its capital is Palma de Mallorca. The 2007 Statute of Autonomy designates the Balearic Islands as one of the nationalities of Spain. The official languages of the Balearic Islands are Catalan and Spanish.