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Barcelona


1 Demography 2 Areas of BCN 3 Catalan 4 Popular Culture 5 Gastronomy 6 Architecture 7 International and Cosmopolitan city


Demography ü  Capital of Catalonia ü  2nd largest city in Spain

Man 47% Woman 53%

Population by sex

ü  4th most populated city in the world

85 < 4% 65-84 17%

0-14 years old 12%

ü  101, 4 Km2 of surface area ü  1.620.943 residents ( 21,4% of Catalonia’s population)

15-64 67%

Population by age


Areas of Barcelona Eixample Sant Martí Sants- Monjuic Horta- Guinardó Nou Barris Sant Andreu Sarrià- Sant Gervasi Gràcia Ciutat Vella Les Corts  


Areas of Barcelona


Areas of Barcelona Eixample Sant Martí Sants- Monjuic Horta- Guinardó Nou Barris Sant Andreu Sarrià- Sant Gervasi Gràcia Ciutat Vella Les Corts  


Areas of Barcelona Eixample Sant Martí Sants- Monjuic Horta- Guinardó Nou Barris Sant Andreu Sarrià- Sant Gervasi Gràcia Ciutat Vella Les Corts  


Areas of Barcelona Eixample Sant Martí Sants- Monjuic Horta- Guinardó Nou Barris Sant Andreu Sarrià- Sant Gervasi Gràcia Ciutat Vella Les Corts  


Areas of Barcelona Eixample Sant Martí Sants- Monjuic Horta- Guinardó Nou Barris Sant Andreu Sarrià- Sant Gervasi Gràcia Ciutat Vella Les Corts  


Areas of Barcelona Eixample Sant Martí Sants- Monjuic Horta- Guinardó Nou Barris Sant Andreu Sarrià- Sant Gervasi Gràcia Ciutat Vella Les Corts  


Gothic Quartier

Rabal

Barceloneta

Barceloneta  

Catalunya  (idioma)  


Catalan ü  Official language ü  Romanic language, Vulgar Latin ü  21 dialects

Both 12%

Other 6% Catalan 36%

Spanish 46%

Catalans mostly speak.


IX Cent. First Catalan words on official documents

Late IX Cent. Texts fully written in Catalan

Golden Century XV Cent. Recognized its official character 1932.  

1936. Millitary rebellion (begining of the civil war). Persecution of the language

Law for the Catalan Linguistic Normalisation 1983.


Sardanes

Castellers


Sant Jordi


Sant Joan


Barรงa


Gastronomy ­  Rich in a varied selection of ingrediens options

“Mediterranean diet is healthy because is based on equilibrium, not too much of anything”

Ferran Adrià


Gastronomy ­  Eating out is opne of the main leasure activities

Glorious taste sensation + Lifestyle


Gastronomy ­  Vegetarian

Pa amb tomàquet

Calçots

Escalivada


Gastronomy ­  Meat

Butifarra amb mongetes

Embutits

Escudella i carn d’olla


Gastronomy ­  Fish

Suquet de peix

Esqueixada

Fideuà


Gastronomy ­  Desserts

Mel i Mató

Crema Catalana

Músic


Architecture Three main styles: ­ Gothic 13-15th centuries ­ Modernist 12-17th centuries ­ Contemporary 20th- Nowadays  


Gothic Architecture

Name: La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia

Name: L’Esglèsia de Santa Maria del Pi

Cathedral of the Holly Cross and Saint Eulàlia Where: Ciutat Vella. Gothic quarter Period: 13-15th centuries

Saint Mary of the Pine Tree Where: Ciutat Vella. Gothic quarter Period: 14 th centuries


Modernist Architecture The figurehead of Catalan Architecture

Antoni Gaudí

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25th June 1852- 10th June 1926

Catalan architect and figurehead of Barcelona’s modernism influenced in Neo-Gothic art and Oriental techniques. ­  Sagrada Família, La Pedrera, Parc Güell, Caa Milà, La casa de les Punxes, Colonia Güell.


Modernist Architecture

Name: La Sagrada Família

Name: Parc Güell

Church of the Holly Familly Who: Antoni Gaudí Where: Eixample Period: 1882- Nowadays

Who: Antoni Gaudí, Jordi Bonet i Armengol Where: Gràcia, La Salut Period: 1900-1914


Contemporary Arquitecture

Name: Torre Agbar

Name: Edifici del Fòrum

Who: Jean Nouvel Where: Sant Martí. 22@ Period: 2005

Forum Building Who: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron Where: Sant Martí

Period: 2004


Interna"onal and Cosmopolitan city Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city, which the Mediterranian opens to the rest of the world.  

Barcelona is the 16th-most-visited city in the world and the fourth most visited in Europe after Paris, London, and Rome, with several million tourists every year.


Barcelona  

Presentation of the city of Barcelona for a talk in the University of Salford.

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