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The Parliament of Catalonia (Catalan: Parlament de Catalunya) is the legislature of the Spanish Autonomous Community of Catalonia. Catalonia (Cataluña Catalunya Aranese: Catalonha) is an Autonomous Community in the northeast part of Spain. Catalonia is a Spanish Autonomous Community with a high-level of self-government The Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia provides Catalonia's basic institutional regulations The functions of the President of the Generalitat de Catalunya have varied considerably over history in parallel with the attributions of the Generalitat itself José Montilla Aguilera (born January 15, 1955 in Iznájar, Córdoba, Spain) is the current president of the Generalitat The term "Government of Catalonia" is also used to refer to the Generalitat de Catalunya. The Vice President of the Generalitat de Catalunya is the second most important preson the Government of Catalonia. Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira (ʒuˈzεb ʎuˈis kəˈɾɔt ruˈβirə in Catalan, born May 17, 1952 in Cambrils, Tarragona) is a Ernest Benach (b Reus ( Baix Camp) 12 November 1959) is the current President of the Catalan Parliament. List of Ministers of Governance and Institutional Relations ( 1999 - 2003) List of Ministers of Institutional Relations and Participation ( 2003 Mossos d'Esquadra (lit English: "Squad Lads" is the Police force of Catalonia, one of the Autonomous communities of Spain, along Current parties Defunct parties Specific to Catalonia Spain wide parties including Catalonia Socialists' Party of Catalonia (Partit dels Socialistes de Catalunya PSC is a Political party in Catalonia, Spain. Convergence and Union (Convergència i Unió CiU) is a Political party in Catalonia, Spain. The Republican Left of Catalonia (Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya ERC) is a left-wing Catalan independentist political party in Spain campaigning for The People's Party ( Spanish: Partido Popular, PP) is the main right Political party in Spain. Initiative for Catalonia Greens ( Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds, ICV is a Political party in Catalonia, Spain. United and Alternative Left ( Catalan: Esquerra Unida i Alternativa, EUiA) is a Political party from Catalonia, Spain The Citizens – Party of the Citizenry ( Ciutadans – Partit de la Ciutadania in Catalan, in Spanish Ciudadanos – Partido de la Ciudadanía Elections to the Parliament of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, Spain, were held on November 1 2006. A referendum on the new Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia was held in Catalonia, Spain, on June 18, 2006. Elections to the Parliament of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, Spain, were held on November 16, 2003. Elections to the Parliament of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, Spain, were held on October 17, 1999. In addition to its autonomous communities, Spain is divided into fifty Provinces. The vegueria (pl vegueries; Castilian: veguería, Latin: vigeria) was the territorial jurisdiction of a veguer (Latin This is a list of the comarques (singular "comarca") of Catalonia ( Spain) The Barcelona metropolitan area is integrated by three territorial organisms of management The municipalities of Spain (municipios 8111 in total are the basic level of Spanish Local government. Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent Catalan ˈkætəˌlæn ( català kətəˈla or) is a Romance language, the national and official language of Andorra, and a co-official Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Catalonia (Cataluña Catalunya Aranese: Catalonha) is an Autonomous Community in the northeast part of Spain. It is formed by 135 deputies, who are elected every four years in ordinary period, or extraordinarily upon dissolution an call elections by the President of Catalonia, by universal suffrage in proportional lists with four constituencies, being this the Catalan provinces. The Parliament building is located in the Ciutadella park.
The first representative and legislative bodies in Catalonia were the Sanctuary and Truce Assemblies (assemblees de pau i treva), of which the earliest record dates from 1027. Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia These were originally ad hoc, local meetings convened by the Church—Oliba, Bishop of Vic (died 1046) was a notable instigator—but progressively became subsumed into the court of the Counts of Barcelona. The Count of Barcelona was the major ruler in Catalonia from the 9th until the 17th century The first Catalan legal code, the Usatges de Barcelona, was promulgated by Count Ramon Berenguer I based on the decisions of these Assemblies. Ramon Berenguer I el Vell ("the Old" was Count of Barcelona in 1035-1076
Although the Counts of Barcelona, Kings of Aragón from 1137, had greatly extended the territory under their control, their financial and military power was quite limited, partly because of their former status as vassals of the Carolingian dynasty. The Crown of Aragon was a permanent union of multiple titles and states in the hands of the King of Aragon. The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Their personal resources were particularly insufficient in periods of economic crisis or military expansion, of which they were many from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. The need to secure troops and revenue led to the steady expansion of the royal court and a formalisation of its procedures. It came to be referred to as the Corts general de Catalunya or Corts catalanes, and was doted with formal procedures—effectively a written constitution—by King Peter III of Aragon in 1283. Peter the Great ( Catalan: Pere el Gran, Spanish: Pedro el Grande; 1239 &ndash 2 November 1285) was the King of Aragon
The Corts catalanes were composed of three "arms" (braços), representing the Church, the feudal nobles and the citizens of Royal towns such as Barcelona or Girona. Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia Girona ( Catalan: Girona ʒiˈɾonə Spanish: Gerona xeˈɾona is a city located in the northeast of Catalonia, Spain Inhabitants of feudal towns (e. g. Cardona) were not represented, except by their overlords. Cardona is a town ìn Catalonia, Spain, in the province of Barcelona; about 90 km northwest of the city of Barcelona, on a hill almost surrounded The main function of the Corts was legislative, either in approving laws proposed by the King (constitucions) or at their own initiative (capítols de cort). Although the Corts met at irregular intervals—as often as the Crown needed to find new resources—they also formally approved the acts of the King between their sessions (known as pragmàtiques) and, from 1359, established a permanent delegation to oversee the Crown (forerunner of the Generalitat de Catalunya). The Corts catalanes were abolished by the Nueva Planta decrees in 1715. The Nueva Planta decrees (Decretos de Nueva Planta were a number of Decrees signed between 1707 and 1716 by Philip V &mdashthe first Bourbon king of Year 1715 ( MDCCXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a
There were several attempts in the early twentieth century to institute an autonomous system of representation for Catalonia. The twentieth century of the Common Era began on The Mancomunitat de Catalunya (1914–25) was an assembly of the provincial delegations of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona, abolished by Primo de Rivera. The Mancomunitat de Catalunya ( Catalan for "Commonwealth of Catalonia " was an institution which covered the four Catalan Barcelona is a province of eastern Spain, in the center of the autonomous community of Catalonia. Lleida ( Spanish: Lérida) is a province of north-eastern Spain, in the western part of the autonomous community of Catalonia Tarragona is a province of eastern Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Catalonia. After an abortive declaration of a Catalan Republic in 1931, a separate Parliament of Catalonia was established under the first Statute of Autonomy and elected in 1932. The Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia provides Catalonia's basic institutional regulations This Parliament was suspended between 1934 and 1936, and abolished by Francisco Franco in 1938. Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde (born December 4, 1892 in Ferrol, died November 20, 1975 in Madrid The first legislature of the current Parliament of Catalonia was elected in 1980.
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