How Powerful Is Catalonia?

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Catalonia is fighting for independence from its ruler, Spain. But can the autonomous community stand alone? How powerful is Catalonia?

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Catalonia profile – Overview
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-20345071
“Proud of its own identity and language, Catalonia is one of Spain’s richest and most highly industrialised regions, and also one of the most independent-minded.”

Catalonia vote: Pro-independence parties win elections
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34372548
“Pro-independence parties in Spain’s Catalonia region have won an absolute majority in regional elections. The main separatist alliance and a smaller nationalist party won 72 seats in the 135-seat regional parliament.”
What’s next for Catalonia, the Spanish region that wants to be Europe’s next nation
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/09/29/whats-next-for-catalonia-the-spanish-region-that-wants-to-be-europes-next-nation/
“The region is the wealthiest in Spain and has its own distinct cultural and political history, as well as longstanding grievances over various iterations of rule from Madrid.”

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