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    1. 1. Welcome to Catalonia! By: Stefania Comparato Alina Duta, Maria Gordo and Beatriz Narbon.
    2. 2. Countries and regions <ul><li>This is a map of Spain, with the different communities. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Andalu cí a <ul><li>An d alu cí a has the greatest number of inhabitants. </li></ul><ul><li>It is considered one of the most attractive for visitors. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Sevilla. </li></ul>Alhambra, Granada Alhambra, Granada
    4. 4. Islas Canarias <ul><li>This paradisiac group of islands enjoy a wonderful climate and splendid beaches of fine sand They consists of seven larger islands. </li></ul>Teide, Tenerife . Virgin beach, Tenerife
    5. 5. Euskadi <ul><li>The Basque Autonomous Community is made up of three provinces. Its capital is Vitoria . </li></ul>Guggenheim, Bilbao.
    6. 6. Cantabria <ul><li>With a surface of 5.300 square kilometers Cantabria offers extremely varied landscapes and climate. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital is Santander. </li></ul>Cordillera Cantábrica, Cantabria
    7. 7. Asturias <ul><li>The Principality of Asturias is constituted of a single province, </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Oviedo. </li></ul>Rio Sella, Asturias .
    8. 8. Galicia <ul><li>Galicia is famous for its beautiful landscapes, green fields and silver in the sea.  </li></ul><ul><li>The capital of Galicia is Santiago de Compostela. </li></ul>Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
    9. 9. Catalunya <ul><li>Best known apart from the capital, Barcelona, is of course the Mediterranean coast, Costa Brava, with ample beaches and mild climate, doubtlessly a first rate touristical attraction. </li></ul>Costa Brava, Girona
    10. 10. Comunitat Valenciana <ul><li>This Autonomous Community has a fantastic climate and more than 500 kilometers of coast. It is one of the country's most touristic area. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Valencia. </li></ul>Museo de las Artes y las Ciencias, València
    11. 11. Región de Murcia <ul><li>Murcia is characterized by its old history of commerce and agriculture. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital is Murcia. </li></ul>Catedral de Murcia, Murcia
    12. 12. Castilla-La Mancha <ul><li>Castilla-La Mancha, located at the very centre of the Iberian peninsula, is dominated by an extense tableland, although there are mountainous landscapes too. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Toledo. </li></ul>Molino de Don Quijote, La Mancha
    13. 13. Castilla y León <ul><li>Castilla y Leon is not only the largest region of Spain, but as well the largest region of all the European Union. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Valladolid. </li></ul>Aqueducto, Segovia
    14. 14. Madrid <ul><li>The community of Madrid is located on the geographic centre of the Iberian Peninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Madrid, which is also the capital of Spain since 1562. </li></ul>Museo del prado, Madrid
    15. 15. Illes Balears <ul><li>The Balearic Islands are an archipelago in the western Mediterranean Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>The four largest islands are (from largest to smallest): Majorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Palma de Mallorca. </li></ul>Catedral de Palma, Mallorca
    16. 16. Arag ó n <ul><li>This community, bordering on France with the Pyrenees, is of particular interest for its outstanding mountainous landscapes. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Zaragoza. </li></ul>El Pilar, Zaragoza.
    17. 17. La Rioja <ul><li>The first thing that comes to your mind when you hear La Rioja is probably the wine bearing the same name. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital city is Logroño. </li></ul>Viñedos, La Rioja.
    18. 18. Navarra <ul><li>The history of Navarre and the fact that it is crossed by the Camino de Santiago is an additional reason for its extraordinary monumental richdom. </li></ul><ul><li>Its capital is Pamplona. </li></ul>Plaza Mayor, Pamplona
    19. 19. Extremadura <ul><li>This community is constituted of two provinces, Caceres and Badajoz, its capital nevertheless being Merida, certainly worth a visit thanks to its fantastic Roman ruins. </li></ul>Teatro de Mérida
    20. 20. Languages <ul><li>Spanish is spoken all over the country and so is the only language with official status nationwide. </li></ul><ul><li>A number of regional languages have been declared co-official. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Co-oficial languagues: Basque,Catalan and Galician <ul><li>Basque in Euskadi and Navarra </li></ul><ul><li>Catalan in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands; Valencian, a distinct variant of Catalan, is official in the Valencian Community. </li></ul><ul><li>Galician in Galicia </li></ul>
    22. 22. Catalonia <ul><li>Catalonia comprises four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona. Its capital city is Barcelona.The official languages are Spanish, Catalan and Aranese. </li></ul>Vista panorámica de Barcelona, Montjuïc
    23. 23. Festivals and celebrations <ul><li>Correfocs </li></ul><ul><li>Sant Jordi </li></ul><ul><li>The most spectacular of the Catalan festivals are those of the C olles Castelleres . </li></ul>Sant Jordi Colles castelleres
    24. 24. Castelldefels <ul><li>Castelldefels is our town and it is in the Baix Llobregat comarca , in the province of Barcelona, in Catalonia. Its population is 60.572. </li></ul>
    25. 25. Places to visit <ul><li>The town is famous for its long beach. During the summer, many people from Barcelona and the countryside visit it. </li></ul><ul><li>You can visit the castle and the beach. </li></ul>The castle Castelldefels beach
    26. 26. Nightlife in Castelldefels <ul><li>At night you you can do different activities: have a drink at the bar area called Playafels , stroll along the broad streets of the city or enjoy the seascape. </li></ul>Costa rica, Playafels
    27. 27. Culture in Castelldefels <ul><ul><li>In our town we have leisure and culture; you can visit the town library, shop at the Ànec Blau mall, or go to the cinema. </li></ul></ul>Ànec blau mall, Castelldefels. <ul><ul><li>Library, Castelldefels. </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Ins. Les Marines <ul><li>Ins. Les Marines is a state secondary school that was built in 1982 as an extension of another school. In 1983 it became an independent school, the first secondary school in our town </li></ul>
    29. 29. Ins. Les Marines <ul><li>Currently, a group of 50 teachers, educate about 500 students aged between 12 and 18. Les Marines is a name related to the area of Castelldefels where the school is located. </li></ul>