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  Spain - Property, Business, Holidays, Restaurants, Bars, Mortgages
Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world today, behind only English and Chinese, and Spanish is spoken almost entirely in the south of America, the only exception being Brazil where mostly Portuguese is spoken.
The 17 autonomous communities of Spain are Andalucia, Murcia, Valencia, Catalonia, Aragon, Navarre, La Rioja, Basque Country, Asturias, Cantabria, Galicia, Castile-Leon, Madrid, Castile-La Mancha, Extremadura, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.
For more information on each autonomous community in Spain we will be providing a detailed description of the community, the provinces within the communities and also cities and coastal areas within each of the provinces.
www.thesaraservice.com /spain   (419 words)

  Autonomous communities of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spain's fifty provinces (provincias) are grouped into seventeen autonomous communities (comunidades autónomas), in addition to two African autonomous cities (ciudades autónomas) (Ceuta and Melilla).
The autonomous communities have wide legislative and executive autonomy, with their own parliaments and regional governments.
The Spanish Constitution of 1931 gave autonomy to Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque Country, but the Spanish civil war crushed this experiment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autonomous_Communities_of_Spain   (592 words)

 GREEK - Online Information article about GREEK
On the autonomous and imperial bronze we notice incidents of the tale of Troy, as Hector in his car, or slaying Patroclus, or fighting; and again the flight of Aeneas.
The autonomous bronze of the Seleucid age shows the remarkable subject of the pyre of Sandan, the local form of Heracles; and there is a long and curious imperial series.
Parallel with this is a Capuan issue of libral cast bronze (aes grave) for the use of the Latin territory; the 3-asses (tressis), 2-asses (dupondius) and as all have the head of Roma as on the didrachm, and the reverse type of all denominations is a wheel.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GRA_GUI/GREEK.html   (22269 words)

 Encyclopedia: Basque Country (autonomous community)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Spanish Senate (Spanish: Senado) is the upper house of the Cortes Generales, Spains legislative branch.
Before the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and its system of autonomous communities, these three provinces were known in Spanish as the Provincias Vascongadas, a term still used by some nostalgics of the Franco era and by independentists who despise the current autonomy and reserve "Basque Country" for the union of the seven territories.
Navarre (Spanish Navarra, Basque Nafarroa) is an autonomous community and province of Spain.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Basque-Country-(autonomous-community)   (1871 words)

Autonomous Districts of Russia The subjects (administrative units), 10 of which are autonomous districts: Aga Buryatia C...
Autonomous region An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule.
Autonomous system (mathematics) In differential equations, an autonomous system is an equation of the form in which the...
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/autonomous.html   (415 words)

 Autonomous region - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule.
In Portugal, the two island regions of Azores and Madeira became autonomous regions in 1976 with self-rule by a regional government and a regional legislative assembly.
In the case of Spain, after the drafting of the Spanish Constitution of 1978, the first areas to become autonomous communities were highly nationalistic, ethnically distinct ones such as the Basque Country and Catalonia.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /autonomous_region.htm   (466 words)

 Euskal Herria Journal | A Basque Journal | Navarre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Not all State power is submitted to a double order of government: the Autonomous Communities (including Navarre, and the other three Basque territories of Araba, Bizkaia, and Gipuzkoa known as the "Basque Country") do not have judicial power, nor do they have the capacity to establish their own bill of rights.
The Spanish Autonomous Communities can't participate in general institutions, in the legislative body (the Senate), in the executive body (intergovernmental relations), or in European affairs.
Autonomous regions have a local judicial system established in accordance with the constitutionn, a national organic law on the judiciary, and each region's autonomy statute.
www.ehj-navarre.org /navarre/na_adminter_ra1.html   (577 words)

Communities of Elia Here are list of communities or communes including sections in the Greece Aetorrachi Afgeiou Agia Ma...
Communities of Messenia Here are communities and communes including sections in the Greece: Aia Allagi Christofilaiika E...
Rio Communities, New Mexico Rio Communities is a town located in 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,213.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/communities.html   (623 words)

 Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In fact, I only saw two Spanish flags in the city — one on the Palacio de Justicia where it appeared along with the Basque and European flags, centred and higher than the others; and the second on the main post office where it was flown to the left of the Basque flag.
There are exceptions however: the Madrid Autonomous Community has a 7:11 flag, Castile and Leon a 76:99 flag, Castile-La Mancha a 1:2 flag and the Basque Country a 14:25 flag.
In national [Spanish] waters, it will do so on days of dressing ship, Sundays, festivals, and in the presence of a foreign warship, from the time it is anchored or the first mooring line is secured, lowering it when the anchor is weighed or the last line is cast off.
www.z6.com /z6files/z6files/FOTW/flags/es.html   (1925 words)

 Basque Country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Today, the Southern Basque Country falls within the Spanish autonomous communities of the Basque Country and Navarra-Navarre-Nafarroa, and the Northern Basque country forms part of the French département of Pyrénées Atlantiques.
In 1511, the Southern part was incorporated into the Spanish crown, but Basse-Navarre, north of the Pyrenees remained independent to be later incorporated into the French crown, and ceased to have a unifying significance.
In the 1980s, the Spanish state devolved into autonomous communities, of which the Spanish Basque Country became the Basque Country.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Basque_Country   (385 words)

 Autonomous Communities.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The structuring of the Spanish State into Autonomous Communities is one of the most important points of the Constitution.
This provision is based on the premise of the indissoluble unity of the Spanish nation, the common fatherland of all Spaniards.
The promulgation of the Spanish Constitution of 1978, in which the right to autonomy of the nationalities and regions that make up the Spanish nation is enshrined, implied a 180 degree change with respect to the previous regime, which was based on traditional centralist arrangements.
www.sispain.org /english/politics/autonomo/autonom.html   (271 words)

Due to the transfer of jurisdiction over education to the different Spanish autonomous communities, the development of information and communication technologies has been approached from a broad diversity of angles, according to the priorities and the educational policy of each community.
A detailed comparative analysis of the different policies followed within the various autonomous communities in terms of initial and inservice teacher training in information and communication technologies lies outside the remit of this report, as does a description of Spanish educational system at present, this being well documented by other readily available sources[1].
The curricula for initial teacher training —for teachers in infant school, primary education and secondary education— are very different in the various autonomous communities within Spain, and the incorporation of ICT is still in an initial phase[12].
settt.europole.u-nancy.fr /anglais/ntic1.asp   (3240 words)

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Spain's fifty provincess (provincias) are grouped into seventeen autonomous communities (comunidades autónomas), in addition to two African autonomous cities (ciudades autónomas) (Ceuta and Melilla).
As an example, in Catalonia the regional government has allowed registered partnership between homosexuals in order to bring their rights on a par with heterosexual married couples, whereas this form of partnership has no legal standing in the rest of Spain.
The Spanish Constitution of 1931 gave autonomy Catalonia and the Basque Country, but the Spanish war crushed this experiment.
www.informationclub.com /encyclopedia/a/au/autonomous_communities_of_spain.html   (602 words)

 LLRX -- The Spanish Legal System
The Spanish Constitution (SC) was approved by the Spanish legislative chamber (Cortes Generales) on October 31, 1978, ratified by national referendum on December 6.and singed by the King on December 27, 1978.
Autonomous Communities doesn’t have judicial power and their courts are courts of the State.
Spanish Supreme Court and European Court of Justice have both resolved that any conflict between domestic legislation and the European Community legislation must be resolved by ordinary jurisdiction according the principle of supremacy of Community law.
www.llrx.com /features/spain.htm   (4471 words)

 Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Autonomous Communities without devolved powers still have an administrative structure (department) for matters relating to education, albeit in conjunction with other administrative bodies.
Both in the MEC territory, as well as in most of the Autonomous Communities, assessment must be carried out collectively by the team of teachers which is responsible for the same group of pupils, with the coordination of the tutor and advice from the Guidance Department (Departamento de Orientación).
Those Autonomous Communities with their own language are able to devote 10% of the total time for language teaching to this language.
land.salzburg.at /htblha/cyber/SPAIN.HTM   (12256 words)

 Maps of Spain - Autonomous Communities Political - Relief Map
Spain has 17 autonomous communities and 2 autonomous cities, (Ceuta and Mellila).
Within each autonomous community are spains provinces, each with a provincial capital and several municipalities.
The spanish infrastructure of roads, railways, sea ports and airports link the principal urbanisations and facilitate international commerce and tourism.
www.maps.data-spain.com /spain/autonomous_communities.html   (182 words)

 James II of Aragon Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
'''Aragon''' (Spanish languageSpanish and Aragonese languageAragonese: ''Aragón''; Catalan languageCatalan: Aragó) is an autonomous communities of Spainautonomous community of north-eastern Spain.
Aragon is bounded on the north by France, on the east by Catalonia, on the south by Valencia (autonomous community)Valencia, and on the west by Castile-La Mancha, Castile-Leon, La Rioja, and Navarre (Spanish: Navarra).
In addition to Spanish, there is an original Aragonese language, still spoken in some valleys of the Pyrenees, which is different from the Aragonese dialect of Castilian Spanish language.
www.echostatic.com /index.php?title=James_II_of_Aragon   (677 words)

 About Andalusia | Andalusia Spain - Seville Andalusia - Costa del Sol - Guadalquivir Valley - Tabernas Desert | The ...
It is the most populous and the second largest, in terms of its land area, of the seventeen autonomous communities that constitute the Spanish nation.
Granada is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous region of Andalusia.
Andalusia is the most populated and second largest of the seventeen autonomous communities that constitute Spain.
www.esotericquest.org /aboutandalusia.html   (338 words)

 Autonomous communities of Spain : Autonomous communities in Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Autonomous communities of Spain : Autonomous communities in Spain
Spain consists of seventeen autonomous communities (comunidades autónomas), in turn divided in fifty provinces (provincias) and two african autonomous cities (Ceuta and Melilla).
Madrid (autonomous community), capital Madrid (of the community and of Spain).It is a uni-province community
www.city-search.org /au/autonomous-communities-in-spain.html   (749 words)

 Comparative Federalism Newsletter
This is an empirical research on the institutional performance of the Spanish Autonomous Communities between 1980 and 2000.
The study focuses on the seven Autonomous Communities with a higher competencies ceiling (Andalusia, Basque Country, Canary Islands, Catalonia, Galicia, Navarre, and Valencian Community) and on five policy domains that are central to the welfare state (education, health, social services, housing and active employment policies).
The study concludes by offering a classification of the seven Autonomous Communities according to the following criteria: On the substantive dimension, public versus private models and homogeneous versus differential models; and on the operative dimension, public versus private models and complex versus simple governance models.
www.indiana.edu /~speaweb/IPSA/vol16_2/abstract8.html   (208 words)

 The autonomous regions
With the arrival of democracy, the Spanish State consecrated the territorial separation of the country by autonomous communities, the reason why visiting them all separately is a good way to get to know a country in which regional differences in customs, climates and ways of living are one of the greatest signs of identity.
Spain is constitutionally divided in 17 autonomous regions.
Fifteen of them are continental, and occupy most of the Iberian Peninsula, and two of them are islands, the Balearics, in the Mediterranean Sea, and the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean, in front of the coast of North-western Africa.
www.doitinspain.com /English/comunidades.php   (153 words)

The Spanish Constitution of 1978 provided for the decentralization of some responsibilities to the 17 Spanish autonomous communities.
The Spanish Society of Neurorehabilitation was established in 1998 to advance the clinical and research needs in patients with neurological disabilities.
The aim of the Spanish Society is to create a platform tocooperate with all disciplines included in neurological rehabilitation.
www.saludalia.net /neuro-reha/neuroEng.html   (688 words)

The inter-national character of the process of integration within the EU has allowed nations (central administration) to compensate for the loss of competence already mentioned by means of their straight participation in the different European spheres of decision.
It is absolutely necessary to articulate the participation of the Spanish comunidades in the elaboration of EU decisions which affect their competence, in order to avoid the actual, let us say, ‘re-nationalisation’ of some pieces of competence which belong to the comunidades.
The respect both to the principle of autonomy granted by the Spanish Constitución and to the mutual competential cession between ‘the’ nation and the comunidades, also regulated by the Constitución, must be achieved by means of the co-participation of the comunidades in the elaboration of European decisions.
www.usc.es /spubl/16ariasi.htm   (286 words)

 The Autonomous Community of Galicia (E)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Galicia is a Spanish autonomous community and a European region.
On using this expression, newly introduced into legal and constitutional texts and terminology, reference is made to a State with federal tendency' which, by way of consequence, shares the principal characteristics of the federal States, with the probable exception of its historical origins or its constituent phases.
Currently in Spain, the participation of the autonomous Communities in European affairs is being debated.
www.eipa.nl /Eipascope/95/reg/3.htm   (2998 words)

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