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Solsona: giant processions and homeland of Francesco Ribalta

The city of Solsona

Solsona (cat. Solsona) is the main city and municipality of the Solsonès comarca (cat. Solsonès) in the Catalan province of Lleida (cat. Lleida). It is located on the Solsones plateau, in the very center of the comarca and on all sides, except the north, it is surrounded by the territory …

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Cities of Catalonia: Balaguer and its sights

Cities of Catalonia: Balaguer and its sights

Balaguer: the historic town in the Urgell county and the capital of La Noguera (cat. La Noguera). La Noguera – the largest comarca in Catalonia, is included in the province, the main city of which is Lleida (cat. Lleida), located 30 km from Balaguer. The population of …

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Cardona – the “white gold” of Catalonia

Cardona (cat. Cardona) is a city and municipality in Spain, included in the province of Barcelona as part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. The municipality is part of the Bajes district. It covers an area of 66.70 km². It had a population of 5182 people in 2010.

Cardona is located in the valley of Salina. …

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Foix – the most touristy city of Ariège (France)

Foix – the most touristy city of Ariège (France)

Foix is a city in which (2018) 9,721 people live. It is part of an agglomeration called Country Foix Varilhes (32,000 inhabitants), which, in turn, is part of the Ariège department, with a population of 160,000 inhabitants.

About 90,000 tourists visit the city annually.

The political structure …

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The cradle of Catalonia: Ripoll and its tourist attractions

The cradle of Catalonia: Ripoll and its tourist attractions

Ripoll (Catalan version – Ripoll) is a municipality in Spain, which is part of the province of Girona in the autonomous community of Catalonia. The municipality is part of the Ripollès district.

The city is located in a picturesque green mountain gorge where you can find the confluence …

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The city of Puigcerdà has been famous for its fairs since 1182, in particular, its horse fairs which are famous throughout all Spain, says the mayor of Puigcerdà, Albert Piñeira i Brosel

The mayor of Puigcerdà, Albert Piñeira i Brosel, Vice-President of the legislative Assembly of Girona (la Diputació de Girona) and the party member Partit Europeu Demòcrata Català (Catalan liberal Pro-European nationalist party that supports the secession of Catalonia from Spain), told all-andorra.com about the city’s history, plans and major developments that are not related to …

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The city of Manresa

Manresa is a municipality and a city of Catalonia, capital of the county of Bages and central Catalonia. It is located in the Pla de Bages, near the corner where the Llobregat and Cardener rivers converge. With a population of 76,250 inhabitants in 2018, it is the most populated city of Bages and Central Catalonia. …

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Mediterranean resorts of France (amethyst coast): Port Leucate – the cheapest oysters in France and the center of European land windsurfing

Mediterranean resorts of France (amethyst coast): Port Leucate – the cheapest oysters in France and the center of European land windsurfing

Leucate (fr. Leucate) – a commune in France, which belongs to the region Languedoc-Roussillon. Department of the Commune – Aude. Included in the canton Les Corbières Méditerranée. District of the commune – the …

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