Many people don’t know where is Catalonia, nevertheless almost everyone knows about Barcelona. If you know Barcelona you can infer where and what is Catalonia when I tell you that Barcelona is its capital.
Catalonia is an Autonomous Community of the Kingdom of Spain, located in the North-East, from the French Pyrenees to the Valencian Community and the Aragon Community in the West.
Ok, therefore Catalonia is just another Spanish Region or Autonomous Community, isn’t it? Yes, it is. However it’s a bit more complicate… How much complicated is it? Well, I am going to say only two words… Politics and Economics.
And just watch the following video which is not the best… but shows a brief picture of Catalonia.
“Catalonia is a major economic engine within Spain. However, many Catalans are tired of the taxes they hand over to Madrid. It is a region with a proud history and language and calls for independence are growing louder. Is Catalonia serious about a split from Spain?” Euronews