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  1. 1. Terrassa<br />ZinebDebbounTouzani<br /> 2 batx<br /> Mª Angeles Llorente <br />
  2. 2. Terrassa<br />Terrassa isa Spanishcity located about twenty kilometers from the city of Barcelona, ​​Vallès Occidental in the regional capital which is next in Sabadell (Barcelona province, Catalunya ).<br /> With a population of 212,724 habitants and  is the fourth city of Catalunya<br />
  3. 3. History of terrassa<br />The first news of the current Tarrasa come from the time of the Romans, who founded the city of Egara on an ancient Iberian. Also Paleolithic remains have been found around Vallparadís stream, near where is now the Group of Monuments at the churches of San Pedro de Terrassa, as well as a necropolis of Culture UrnfieldMisert Can. In this city is also CartujaVallparadís Castle, a XII century building. Tarrasa XIX century was one of the Spanish cities where the industrial revolution had a higher incidence, with a large number of factories and industries engaged in the textile industry. .<br />
  4. 4. History of terrassa<br />Today, many modernist buildings still survive from that era, such as the Vapor Aymerich, AmatiJover (1907), now the Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia, the MasiaFreixa (1907), Casa Alegre de Sagrera (1911 ), the City Hall (1902), Grand Casino (1920), the Main Theatre (1920) and the Parc de desinfection(1920).On July 1, 1904 the city of Terrassa annexed part of the end of the village of San Pedro de Terrassa (formerly Egara, which had 4404 habitants in 1900). Sabadell, meanwhile, was annexed by another party (the Creu Alta, Ca n'Oriac ...) and another Rubi(Castellnou). On September 25, 1962 was affected by the great flood that occurred in the Vallés area, which also affected other cities like San QuiricoRubi and Terrassa<br />
  5. 5. Art and Architecture<br />Terrassa has a wide variety of different artisticfields or artistic periods. From the Roman period, through theRomanic and Byzantine influenced the most characteristic Catalan Gothic and modernist art to the more conceptual.Several excavations by the Parc Vallparadís are proving Palaeolithic and Neolithic life in the city. The remains found so far are located within the castle's museum set Vallparadís Charterhouse.The Roman world has gotten very little, not to mention the current excavations in the monumental complex of San Pedro, specifically Santa Maria, where are remains of what was an ancient Roman bath and the access bridge to the set.<br />
  6. 6. leisure<br />Tarrasa shows a range of possibilities for the young and idlers in the Parc Vallès where cinema, clubs and arcades. And for lovers of nature, with the current Terrassa Parc Vallparadís. It is also know nas consolidated its Jazz Festival, the 2010 held its twenty-ninthedition.<br />
  7. 7. audiovisual park<br />North of the city, we find a great audiovisual park, the Parc Audiovisual de Terrassa. This project is promoted by the town council and the Generalitat of Catalunya. In it, there are many sets,where you can do all kinds of recordings. The park recorded announcement of the National Lottery Christmas and Freixenet (also Christmas). Both were recorded in 2008. .<br />
  8. 8. Culture and sport Terrassa<br />To Tarrasa Culture is the Jazz and the sport Hockey. Sport is one of the hallmarks of the city. It has a running track, football and Olympic swimming pool, a track cycling and also has one of the best facilities in the hockey world in which he played a world championship in this sport. As major sporting accounts should be noted that in 1992 was 1992 Olympic subsite.Stands out among all the sports field hockey with 4 top flight clubs in the Spanish national and many international players and localities bordering Tarrasa.In football the Terrassa FC, who military after the Second Division A of the Spanish League between 2001 and 2005, declined and compete in the third division until 2010 and now play in division 3. <br />
  9. 9. Culture and sport Terrassa<br />In the field of popular culture, Tarrasa is representative within the world of castellers, to have two crews (Collacastellera) important and CastellersMinyonsTerrassaTerrassa. Note that the collaMinyons of Terrassa is one of the most important in this discipline.There is also the Drac de Terrassa, is a mythical figure in the form of a dragon. The dragon it self is a figure who throws fire at various points of your body. The most important exhibition of Drac is the festival of the Drac Tarrasa and represents the legend of Terrassa in which the lower DracMola (SantLlorenç) to eat the tarrasenses, something like the story of SantJordi and the dragon.Stresses the musical activity around jazz in Terrassa been held for 25 years, the International Jazz Festival, which has become the Catalonia's festival for programming and prestige. It is known that he had a predilection international jazz pianist TeteMontoliu by his club, the Jazz Cava, given the opportunities afforded to play with international jazzmen like Pony Poindexter, Dexter Gordon and a long list.<br />