Anoia County Daniel Aznar Sosa Aitor Gordo Duque Gabriel Sánchez Fontana
Index <ul><li>Introduction  ………………………………………………. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Geography ……………………………...........…...4 </li></...
Introduction <ul><li>Who are the presenters? </li></ul><ul><li>We are a group formed by:   Aitor, Dani and Gabri </li></ul...
Physical Geography
Location of the County on a Physical Map of Catalonia  <ul><li>Anoia County is situated in the center of Catalonia. The ma...
Vegetation <ul><li>In Anoia County there are  many tree species. For example:  white pines, red pines , evergreen oaks, ot...
Anoia ’ s Relief   <ul><li>Anoia County is situated in the center of Catalonia. </li></ul><ul><li>Anoia County has five ma...
Rocks of Anoia County   <ul><li>In Anoia County, there are many types of minerals and rocks, because in the old age, this ...
Anoia ’ s Landscape   <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many different types of landscapes: </li></ul><ul><li>   In the n...
Climate (climograph)   <ul><li>Climograph of Hostalets de Pierola. It shows the temperature and the precipitation of every...
Inv ertebrate animals <ul><li>The  most important invertebrates are : </li></ul><ul><li>Butterflies </li></ul><ul><li>Rive...
Vertebrates <ul><li>There are many animals ’  kingdoms. One of them is vertebrates, which is divided by mammals, birds, am...
Natural Areas <ul><li>In Anoia County there are  certain protected areas. In these areas the people can ’ t destroy the en...
Human Geography
Location of the County on a Political Map of Catalonia   <ul><li>Anoia County is situated in the center of Catalonia, this...
Anoia ’ s Towns   <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many towns .   Some of them  are growing very fast. How faster they gr...
Communication and Transportation   <ul><li>Anoia County is centrally located in Catalonia. </li></ul><ul><li>It has good c...
Demography/Population <ul><li>Anoia County i s  a small county but with a lot of population. Anoia County  i s 866.3 squar...
Economic Sectors <ul><li>-The primary sector is in the  livestock.   </li></ul><ul><li>-The Secondary i s the  industry. <...
History The Tossa ’ s hermitage.
Main Historical events and Buildings <ul><li>In Anoia County there are some castles and churches. They are from mediaeval ...
Manresana Tower and Popular Army Base <ul><li>In Anoia County there are two important historical sights:  </li></ul><ul><l...
Tourist Attractions
Interesting Places to Visit <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many interesting places to visit. For example: </li></ul><ul...
Geocaching <ul><li>Geocaching is an activity that the people have to find anything how a result of a search. This activity...
Culture
Christmas Festivities <ul><li>In Catalonia (and in the rest of Spain ,  too) when the Christmas season is near, the people...
Legends: Calaf Market and The Drummer of El Bruc <ul><li>These two catalan legends reflect a part of  Catalan history: </l...
Calaf Market legend <ul><li>Calaf Market:  From years ago, in Anoia county many people sold many products as animals in th...
The Drummer of the El Bruc. <ul><li>The Drummer of El Bruc: This   legend tells about the day when the Napoleonic Army wen...
The Abric Romaní Shelter <ul><li>Abric Romani is an archaeological site located in the Cingle del Capelló (Capellades).  <...
Neanderthals <ul><li>Neanderthals controlled fire, used precise tools  to do their works, buried their dead and had some l...
The Paper Mill <ul><li>The museum Molí Paperer is located in Capellades. The museum is on the older building called Vila ’...
Traditional Recipe: Panallets. <ul><li>It is a typical Catalan dessert that is eaten when the 31st of October arrives.  </...
Bibliography <ul><li>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e1/Localitzaci%C3%B3_de_l%27Anoia.svg/200px-Loc...
Bibliography (2) <ul><li>http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_8UB9aUO7vuA/SfqjNxWWbII/AAAAAAAAAZg/8R3LXYDu3-w/s320/Castell+0058.JPG <...
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  1. 1. Anoia County Daniel Aznar Sosa Aitor Gordo Duque Gabriel Sánchez Fontana
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>Introduction ………………………………………………. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Geography ……………………………...........…...4 </li></ul><ul><li>Location of the County on a Physical Map of Catalonia ......5 </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetation …………..........................………………...........6 </li></ul><ul><li>Anoia’s Relief ......................................................................7 </li></ul><ul><li>Rocks of Anoia County ....................................................... 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Anoia’s La... ......................................................................... 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Climate (climograph) ........................................................ 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Animals.Inv ertebrates …………………..………………. 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Vertebrates ………………………………..…………….. 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Areas …………………..……………………….. 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Human Geography ……………………………………......14 </li></ul><ul><li>Location of the County on a Political Map of Catalonia ....15 </li></ul><ul><li>Anoia’s Towns ...................................................................16 </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Transportation ...................................17 </li></ul><ul><li>Demography/Population .....................................................18 </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Sectors …………………………………….......19 </li></ul><ul><li>History ………………………………………………....20 </li></ul><ul><li>Main Historical ever and Buildings ……………………21 </li></ul><ul><li>Manresana Tower and Popular Army Base ....................22 </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist Attractions ..........................................................23 </li></ul><ul><li>Neanderthals…………………………………………...24 </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting Places to Visit ……………………………...25 </li></ul><ul><li>Geocaching .....................................................................26 </li></ul><ul><li>Culture ………………………………………........…....27 </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas Festivities ......................................................28 </li></ul><ul><li>Legends: Calaf Market and The Drummer of El Bruc... 29 </li></ul><ul><li>Calaf Market …………………………..………….........30 </li></ul><ul><li>The Drummer of the El Bruc ………………...…….......31 </li></ul><ul><li>The Abric Romani ………………………………..........32 </li></ul><ul><li>The Paper Mill ……………………………………........33 </li></ul><ul><li>Tradicional Reciepe: Panallets ………...........………....34 </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography …………………………………………...35 </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography ( 2) ………………………………….........36 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Who are the presenters? </li></ul><ul><li>We are a group formed by: Aitor, Dani and Gabri </li></ul><ul><li>What is this course about? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a project that include s activities in English about topics related to Anoia County, for example, population, geography and the economy. </li></ul><ul><li>What is this presentation about? </li></ul><ul><li>The presentation is about what we have learned about Anoia County. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Physical Geography
  5. 5. Location of the County on a Physical Map of Catalonia <ul><li>Anoia County is situated in the center of Catalonia. The main river of the county is the Anoia River. The county has several geographical zones. </li></ul>Catalonia’s political map.
  6. 6. Vegetation <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many tree species. For example: white pines, red pines , evergreen oaks, other plants (thyme ) ... </li></ul>A forest formed by white pines.
  7. 7. Anoia ’ s Relief <ul><li>Anoia County is situated in the center of Catalonia. </li></ul><ul><li>Anoia County has five main geographical features, for example: </li></ul><ul><li>-Odena Basin </li></ul><ul><li>-Calaf Plain </li></ul><ul><li>-Rubio Range </li></ul><ul><li>-Miralles Queralt Range </li></ul><ul><li>-Montserrat Mountain Range (This forms a geographic wall that separates Anoia from another county called Baix Llobregat County.) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Rocks of Anoia County <ul><li>In Anoia County, there are many types of minerals and rocks, because in the old age, this part of the world was a big sea and as a result of this, there are in Anoia County these minerals: </li></ul><ul><li> G ypsum quarry in Odena . </li></ul><ul><li> Amorphous quartz veins between the coarse sand mines in Piera . </li></ul><ul><li> Bauxite in La Llacuna. </li></ul>G ypsum quarry Amorphous quartz Bauxite
  9. 9. Anoia ’ s Landscape <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many different types of landscapes: </li></ul><ul><li> In the north there are crops ’ fields with wind turbines in them that produce wind energy. </li></ul><ul><li> In the center there are also cereal crops and forests. </li></ul><ul><li> In the south there are a mix of forest and towns. </li></ul>From top to bottom: Odena ’ s basin; Calaf ’ s crops and Bellprat crops.
  10. 10. Climate (climograph) <ul><li>Climograph of Hostalets de Pierola. It shows the temperature and the precipitation of every month . It contains monthly temperatures and precipitation. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Inv ertebrate animals <ul><li>The most important invertebrates are : </li></ul><ul><li>Butterflies </li></ul><ul><li>River crabs </li></ul><ul><li>Beetles </li></ul>River crab Beetles
  12. 12. Vertebrates <ul><li>There are many animals ’ kingdoms. One of them is vertebrates, which is divided by mammals, birds, am ph ibians and fish e s. One important group that live in Anoia County is mammals. </li></ul>Frog Fox
  13. 13. Natural Areas <ul><li>In Anoia County there are certain protected areas. In these areas the people can ’ t destroy the enviroment. Some of this natural areas are : </li></ul><ul><li>Montserrat range Natural Park. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural spot of Jumping the Screw, The Bad and the Worms Women in the stream of Chard . </li></ul><ul><li>Top of the Miramar Cross. </li></ul>Montserrrat mountain is the most important Natural Park of Anoia County.
  14. 14. Human Geography
  15. 15. Location of the County on a Political Map of Catalonia <ul><li>Anoia County is situated in the center of Catalonia, this zone is called central plateau. The Central Plateau ’ s formed by other counties: Segarra County, Solsonès County, Conca de Barberà County, Bages County, Alt Penedés County, Baix Llobregat County and Alt camp County.In that zone there are many kinds of Mediterranean vegetation and towns. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Anoia ’ s Towns <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many towns . Some of them are growing very fast. How faster they grow , more people can live in th is zone. The total population of Anoia County is 117,114 inhabitants.  </li></ul><ul><li> Anoia County is bordered in the north by Castellfollit Riubregós, in the south La Llacuna, in the east Montmaneu and in the west El Bruc. </li></ul>Odena ’ s basin with Montserrat Range.
  17. 17. Communication and Transportation <ul><li>Anoia County is centrally located in Catalonia. </li></ul><ul><li>It has good connections with other counties by roads and trains. </li></ul>The road map of Anoia County.
  18. 18. Demography/Population <ul><li>Anoia County i s a small county but with a lot of population. Anoia County i s 866.3 square kilometers and has a total population of 117,114 inhabitants. </li></ul><ul><li>As the pyramid explained, the population has grown a lot. Foreign people has come here and the population has been growing a lot in the last ten years . </li></ul>Calaf
  19. 19. Economic Sectors <ul><li>-The primary sector is in the livestock. </li></ul><ul><li>-The Secondary i s the industry. </li></ul><ul><li>-The tertiary sector i s the transports. </li></ul>Secundary sector
  20. 20. History The Tossa ’ s hermitage.
  21. 21. Main Historical events and Buildings <ul><li>In Anoia County there are some castles and churches. They are from mediaeval age. </li></ul><ul><li>They were built for the village protection. </li></ul><ul><li>The principal buildings are: </li></ul><ul><li>Òdena castle. </li></ul><ul><li>Castellolí castle. </li></ul><ul><li>Claramunt castle . </li></ul>Odena ’ s castle.
  22. 22. Manresana Tower and Popular Army Base <ul><li>In Anoia County there are two important historical sights: </li></ul><ul><li>The Manresana Tower. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 18th century when the King Carl of Austria went to Catalonia and passed through Anoia County, there was a war between the Austrians and the French. </li></ul><ul><li>This tower was useful to see if the other army went to attack. This tower me a sure s 21 meters and form part of an old castle in ruins. </li></ul><ul><li> T he Popular Army Base . </li></ul><ul><li>When the Civil Spanish war started in that place they trained the soldiers to fight in the war. It was situated in Pujalt (in the north of Anoia County). When the war was finished the situation was horrible. </li></ul>From top to down: Manresana Tower and popular army base
  23. 23. Tourist Attractions
  24. 24. Interesting Places to Visit <ul><li>In Anoia County there are many interesting places to visit. For example: </li></ul><ul><li>The Leather Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>Paper Mill Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>Rigat Mill Water Museum. </li></ul>Paper Mill
  25. 25. Geocaching <ul><li>Geocaching is an activity that the people have to find anything how a result of a search. This activity is done in the mountain and the person that wants to do this must: </li></ul><ul><li>1. go to: GEOCACHING.COM </li></ul><ul><li>2. give a location of the place where you are going to make geocaching. </li></ul><ul><li>3. obtain the coordinates. </li></ul><ul><li>4. put the coordinates in the device GPS. </li></ul><ul><li>5. prepare to do that activity. </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S EXCITING! </li></ul>
  26. 26. Culture
  27. 27. Christmas Festivities <ul><li>In Catalonia (and in the rest of Spain , too) when the Christmas season is near, the people who live here do some Christmas cultural activities. These take place between the final of year and the first week of the new year. </li></ul><ul><li> The Christmas Log: It is an activity that the people do with a magic piece of wood on the 25th December. They do something to give present s to their kids. </li></ul><ul><li>The Three Wise Men: It is a representation of the day that three wise men give presents to Jesus. Some people dress up as the Three Wise men and give presents to the children of the town. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many more activities but these are the most important ones. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Legends: Calaf Market and The Drummer of El Bruc <ul><li>These two catalan legends reflect a part of Catalan history: </li></ul>
  29. 29. Calaf Market legend <ul><li>Calaf Market: From years ago, in Anoia county many people sold many products as animals in the markets. And the people of the other towns went there to buy. One day the Calaf market was frozen by the cold weather. Finally at noon the sun shone again and all the words of the people which had been frozen returned to be listened at once. And since that day every Saturday the people go to the Calaf market to buy and sell. </li></ul>Calaf Market
  30. 30. The Drummer of the El Bruc. <ul><li>The Drummer of El Bruc: This legend tells about the day when the Napoleonic Army went to conquer El Bruc, a Catalan town . W hen the people of the town waited for the attack, a boy with a drum went to the mountain of Montserrat. He played his drum and the sound was echo ed and multiplied by the mountain. Napoleonic Army fled and the village of El Bruc was saved . </li></ul>The Drummer of the El Bruc.
  31. 31. The Abric Romaní Shelter <ul><li>Abric Romani is an archaeological site located in the Cingle del Capelló (Capellades). </li></ul><ul><li>Neanderthals lived in this site approximately 56,000 years ago. </li></ul>The Abric Romani
  32. 32. Neanderthals <ul><li>Neanderthals controlled fire, used precise tools to do their works, buried their dead and had some language skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Neanderthals ate a lot of vegetables in the outdor, in open camps or huts. In the ” Abric Romaní ” archeologists found fires did by Neanderthals. </li></ul><ul><li>Neanderthals became extinct 28.000 years ago. Its extinction was caused by the better technical and social organisation of Homo sapiens. </li></ul>A Neanderthal making fire.
  33. 33. The Paper Mill <ul><li>The museum Molí Paperer is located in Capellades. The museum is on the older building called Vila ’ s Mill. </li></ul><ul><li>Some years ago this building was a school and showed the Abric Romani collection. It ’ s pa r t of the Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia </li></ul>The Paper Mill
  34. 34. Traditional Recipe: Panallets. <ul><li>It is a typical Catalan dessert that is eaten when the 31st of October arrives. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a food that accompanies another legend called the Chestnut. </li></ul><ul><li>What does the food contain? </li></ul><ul><li>It contains potatoes, sugar, raw almond, lemon, whole eggs and yolk. </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation: </li></ul><ul><li>First, the potatoes are cooked, peeled and mashed and left to cool. Then, they are mixed with sugar and lemon peel. Next, the potato mixture is made into small balls and dipped into then in egg. Then, decorate with the pine nuts, coconut, chocolate or almonds. Finally, they are baked in the oven for about 15 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s very easy to make this desert! </li></ul>Panallets.
  35. 35. Bibliography <ul><li>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e1/Localitzaci%C3%B3_de_l%27Anoia.svg/200px-Localitzaci%C3%B3_de_l%27Anoia.svg.png </li></ul><ul><li>(Catalonia politcal map) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.es/images?um=1&hl=ca&q=vegetaci%C3%B3%20anoia&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1280&bih=837 </li></ul><ul><li>( Anoia ’ s vegetation) </li></ul><ul><li>http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Osaxq-kFmqQ/TSfnhzkJcvI/AAAAAAAAAoM/xV_5AeMxTJM/s1600/Rana+6.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(frog) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jlhpradas.es/ARAGONWEB/CONTENIDO/IMAGENFAUNAFLORA/ZORRO.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(Fox) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fotonatura.org/galerias/fotos/usr26022/12283461Sz.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(Montserrat mountains) </li></ul><ul><li>http://intercentres.edu.gva.es/albait/HABSBURG/v.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(primary sector) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.absolutcaribe.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/industria-alimentaria.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(secondary sector) </li></ul><ul><li>http://neofronteras.com/wp-content/photos/hombre_de_neandertal.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(Neanderthal) </li></ul>
  36. 36. Bibliography (2) <ul><li>http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_8UB9aUO7vuA/SfqjNxWWbII/AAAAAAAAAZg/8R3LXYDu3-w/s320/Castell+0058.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>(Odena ’ s castle) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.amblesalforges.cat/comarques/20-anoia/17-castells-de-lanoia.html (Anoia ’ s castles) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.anoiaenviu.cat/interes.php?id_lloc=303 </li></ul><ul><li>(Rigat mill Water museum) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mnactec.cat/museum/museu_de_la_pell_igualada_i_comarcal_de_anoia.htm </li></ul><ul><li>(The skin museum) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.amarilloverdeyazul.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Foto-Museu-Mol%C3%AD-Paperer-de-Capellades-2.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(Paper mill museum) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.festacatalunya.cat/img/3451-400-0-ESCALA_INF.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>(The entrance of the skin museum) </li></ul>

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