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CATALONIA   CATALUNYA; Cataluña (Castilian/Spanish). Former principality and province, and present-day autonomous Community in the north of eastern Spain.   Bordering on France, it includes the eastern Pyrenees, and its Mediterranean coast extends northeastwards, then northwards, from a little south of the … Continue reading

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CARTHAGINIENSIS    HISPANIA CARTHAGINIENSIS. One of the provinces created in the reign of Diocletian at the end of the 3rd century by dividing the enormous province of Tarraconiensis. The new province was named after Carthago Nova, New Carthage, the modern Cartagena. It … Continue reading

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BERGA County of the Spanish March – the town of Berga stands on the River Llobregat, which flows south from the eastern Pyrenees, and is north of Barcelona.   In the 11th century it was held by the Counts of Cerdanya, … Continue reading

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BARCELONA County of northeastern Spain, originally in the Frankish Kingdom; A province (B) in modern Spain. Named after the city on the Mediterranean Sea, lying north of the mouth of the River Llobregat. In the second half of the 8th … Continue reading

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