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Anoia county 2010-11 grup 4


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Anoia county 2010-11 grup 4

  1. 2. Introduction
  2. 4. Location of the C ounty <ul><li>Anoia C ounty is situated in the middle of Catalonia. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Physical Maps <ul><li>Catalonia Anoia County </li></ul>
  4. 6. Geology (Rocks of the County) <ul><li>In Anoia County you can see many rocks: </li></ul><ul><li>Conglomerate, Sandstone, Clay, Marl, Limestone, Travertine, Bauxite, Pisolitic bauxite, Gypsum, Fibrous gypsum… </li></ul>
  5. 7. Geology (Rocks of the County)
  6. 8. Geology (Rocks of the County)
  7. 10. <ul><li>In Anoia County there are a lot of mountainous areas in different places : Castellfollit de Riubregos, Calonge de Segarra, Sant Pere Sallavinera, Pujalt, Sant Martí de Sesgueioles, Copons, Jorba, La Torre de Claramunt, Rubió, Montmaneu, Castellolí, Bruc, La Pobla de Claramunt, Cabrera d’Anoia, Vallbona, Carme, Orpí, Miralles, Bellprat. </li></ul><ul><li>P lains and B asins: Calaf, Prats de Rei, Igualada, Masquefa. </li></ul><ul><li>Rivers : In Anoia County there is only one river, the Anoia River. </li></ul>
  8. 12. Climate <ul><li>In Anoia County there are four Meteorological Stations: Hostalets de Pierola, Òdena, La Llacuna and La Panadella. The weather is very similar throughout the county. </li></ul>
  9. 13. Climate (Climograph) <ul><li>A Climograph of La Llacuna </li></ul>
  10. 15. Location of the C ounty (on a political map)
  11. 16. Population <ul><li>In Anoia County there are 118057 inhabitants, with 135 inhabitants per square k ilometer. </li></ul>Municipality Population (2010) Municipality Population (2010) Argençola 245 Òdena 3442 Bellprat 97 Orpí 179 El Bruc 1956 Piera 14576 Cabrera d'Anoia 1343 La Pobla de Claramunt 2295 Calaf 3611 Els Prats de Rei 549 Calonge de Segarra 194 Pujalt 205 Capellades 5498 Rubió 218 Carme 828 Sant Martí de Tous 1164 Castellfollit de Riubregos 197 Sant Martí de Sesgueioles 381 Castellolí 519 Sant Pere Sallavinera 168 Copons 328 Santa Margarida de Montbui 9811 Els Hostalets de Pierola 2743 Santa Maria de Miralles 133 Igualada 39149 La Torre de Claramunt 3757 Jorba 823 Vallbona d'Anoia 1423 La Llacuna 937 Veciana 173 Masquefa 8295 Vilanova del Camí 12644 Montmaneu 184 TOTAL 118057
  12. 17. Population <ul><li>Cities with: </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30,000 inhabitants (Purple) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 10,000 inhabitants (Blue) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5,000 inhabitants (Red) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,000 inhabitants (Orange) </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 1,000 inhabitants (Yellow) </li></ul>
  13. 18. Paper Mill <ul><li>The Paper Mill is situated in Capellades, next to the river , which is used for energy. </li></ul><ul><li>This ‘‘factory’’ is used to make new paper with hydraulic power. </li></ul><ul><li>There i s also a m useum and a shop . http://www. youtube .com/watch?v=x4V_L-NNDUU&feature=player_embedded </li></ul>
  14. 19. Paper Mill <ul><li>The manufacture of paper was a slow process. The material used to make paper was: old rope, nets and pieces of cotton. First, this material was cut up with axes. Next, the material was put into a vat of water until it rotted. The papermaker molded it into the vat and then lifted it up and water drained through the mesh then they transferred it on to a woolen sheet then they put it in the press. The sheets of paper were hung to dry. Then, the paper was pressed a second time to distribute the gelatin. Next, the paper was hung up to dry again. And that is the process of the manufacture of paper. </li></ul>
  15. 20. Paper Mill The Paper Mill of Capellades The Museum
  16. 22. Manresana Tower The Manresana Tower <ul><li>There was a battle between September and December 1711 in Parts de Rei. </li></ul><ul><li>In this war there was Catalans and Austrians against French and Castilians. </li></ul><ul><li>The battle was part of a war to decide who would be next king of Spain. </li></ul>
  17. 23. Popular Army Base The Republican created a training base/camp, during the spring of 1938 in Pujalt, Alta Anoia. The base/ camp was necessary to prepare young Republican soldiers for fighting. The main facilities were living quarters, toilets, underground air-raid shelters, tents, homes, kitchens etc.
  18. 24. Popular Army Training Base Latrine Tents Soldiers Home
  19. 26. Geocaching <ul><li>Geocaching is a type of outdoor “game”. The objective of this game is to make people enjoy nature while looking for a hidden box (with some objects in it). </li></ul><ul><li>You need a GPS device in order to find the way to the box. </li></ul>
  20. 27. The Neanderthal were an extinct species of the Homo genus that lived in Europe and the Middle East, between 250,000 and 28,000 years ago. Romaní Shelter in Capellades
  21. 28. The Romaní shelter is an archaeological site located in Capellades (Anoia). The Neanthertals lived here 230,000 years ago. Romaní Shelter in Capellades
  22. 30. The living Nativity shows the birth of Jesus. Actors perform the story. The Famous performance in Anoia is in Prats de Rei. The Living Nativity
  23. 31. In the evening of the 5th of January, the Three Wise Men make a Parade. S ome of the Three Wise Men’s servants go to children’s homes and give the m presents in representation of the Three Wise Men. One of the most famous parade is in Igualada. The Three Wise Men
  24. 32. This is a typical play that we do on Christmas evening. In Calaf, it’s very important and they are very famous. A lot of people from Calaf and other towns perform it. The Little Shephered
  25. 33. The Christmas log is a Catalan tradition that we do every year on 25th December. The tió enters in homes a few weeks before Christmas Day, the children of the house take a stick and start hitting the log while singing a song, somebody puts hand under the blanket and takes a gift. The Christmas Log
  26. 34. Calaf Market Calaf’s Markets is very well-known in Catalonia, because of its legend. Calaf is a place so cold, that one winter market day, the words people said in the market froze. After a while , the sun shone and the words began to melt and heard all at once then there was a lot of confusion and noise and that is the origin of the famous proverb “it is like Calaf’s Market ”.
  27. 35. The Drummer of El Bruc Once upon time around 1808, there was a war between the French and the Catalans. The French attacked twice the village of El Bruc , but a boy who wanted to help started to play his drum as powerfully and loudly as possible and the French fled.Years later they made a statue to honour “ THE DRUMMER OF EL BRUC ”
  28. 37. About the course <ul><li>This course has helped us to learn a lot about Anoia County, to improve our English while having fun. </li></ul><ul><li>In our opinion, this course has been a great opportunity to know better our County. </li></ul><ul><li>There has been a good atmosphere between students and teachers. </li></ul>
  29. 39. Bibliography <ul><li>Anoia’s relief </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Anoia Landscapes </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Location of the county </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Physical maps </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  30. 40. <ul><li>Rocks </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Bibliography
  31. 41. <ul><li>Location of the county on a political map </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. joanpelegri .org/ estudiar / Estudiar _a_ Catalunya /site/ CercaMapaCat /1208.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www . directe . cat /noticia/2365/el- terratremol -de- lanoia -registra-una-replica-de-2-7- graus -a-la- mateixa -zona-2365 </li></ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><li>http://www2. gencat . net / municat / escola / gif _ anoia . htm </li></ul><ul><li>Paper mill </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www . arqueotur . org /yacimientos/ museu - moli - paperer -de- capellades . html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www . youtube . com / watch ?v= x4V _L-NNDUU& feature = player _ embedded </li></ul><ul><li>Geocaching </li></ul><ul><li>http:// rinconesdelaltiplano . blogspot . com /2011/02/ geocaching -jugamos. html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www .abrojos. com /2010_04_01_archive. html </li></ul><ul><li>The Christmas Log </li></ul><ul><li>http ://en. wikipedia . org / wiki / Ti %C3%B3_de_Nadal </li></ul><ul><li>Popular Army Base </li></ul><ul><li>http :// www . exercitpopular . org / </li></ul><ul><li>http :// www . exercitpopular . org / presentacio . htm </li></ul><ul><li>Manresana Tower </li></ul><ul><li>http :// www . pratsderei . cat /? page _ id =412#festa1 </li></ul><ul><li>The three wise men </li></ul><ul><li>http :// www .spain4uk. co . uk / three _ kings _ day . htm </li></ul><ul><li>http :// www . spaintraditions .es/ andalusia / january -6th- day - three - wise - men . html </li></ul><ul><li>Romaní Shelter in Capellades </li></ul><ul><li>http ://ca. wikipedia wiki /Abric_Roman%C3%AD_de_Capellades </li></ul>Bibliography