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Gósol

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Gósol

  1. 1. GOSOL Joan and Marc
  2. 2. Geographical situation <ul><li>Gósol is a village and municipality located in the northwest of the comarca of Berguedà in Catalonia, in the Pyrenees. It is near the confines of Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park, to the west of Pedraforca. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Village information <ul><li>Area : 55.9 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation : 1. 400  m </li></ul><ul><li>Population : 219 </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor : Lluís Campmajó </li></ul><ul><li>Demonym g osolà, gosolana </li></ul>
  4. 4. History of the village <ul><li>Gosol was founded in the 10th century . </li></ul><ul><li>Now, Gosol includes s ome villages within the municipal limits , the bigest village is Sorribes, but there are others, like la Collada, Molí d'en Güell, Moripol ... </li></ul>
  5. 5. Climate <ul><li>Gósol has a cool, subalpine climate. Compared to less mountainous areas of Catalonia it is rather wet. It receives over 900mm of precipitation each year, concentrated in the spring months. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Festivals and traditions <ul><li>The town's festa major, takes place on August 15 each year. It is most notable for its unique folk dance, the &quot;Ball de les cosses.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>“ La Festa del Segar ” in august </li></ul><ul><li>“ Les caramelles” for easter </li></ul>“ La festa del segar”
  7. 7. Pablo Picasso <ul><li>Pablo Picasso stay in Gosol the year 1906, from the spring to august, for recover from an illness. </li></ul><ul><li>The more famous picture he paints in Gosol is “La dona dels pans” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gastronomy <ul><li>In gosol there are a lot of variety of typical food: </li></ul><ul><li>Pèsol negre, a variety of 'black pea' </li></ul><ul><li>Blat de moro escairat, or 'peeled corn', </li></ul><ul><li>Patates emmascarades, or &quot;Masked Potatoes&quot;, </li></ul><ul><li>Veal with wild mushrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Wild boar </li></ul>

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