Lleida, Gerone, Barcelona,
Superficy 31.930 km2
Population 6.057.172 hab.
Summer : 13° Spring : 20°
Summer : 27,5° Autumn : 17,5°
Catalonia (Catalan: Catalunya; Spanish: Cataluña;
Aranese: Catalonha), known formally as the Autonomous Community of
Catalonia, is one of the seventeen autonomous communities that
constitute Spain. Its territory corresponds to most of the historic
territory of the former Principality of Catalonia. The autonomous
community of Catalonia covers an area of 31,950 km² with an
official population of 6.8 million (2004). Immigrants represent 6.8% of
the total population.
Catalonian was officially recognised as a nationality in the Catalan
Statute of Autonomy enacted in 1979 pursuant to the Spanish
Constitution of 1978.
Official languages are Catalan, Spanish (also known as Castilian), and
(in Val d'Aran) Aranes