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1. The Catalan Pyrenees were embryonic of the Catalan language at the end of the 11th century.

2. In more recent times there has only been a general emergency call to the popular army of Sometent during the floods of 1982 in the Catalan Pyrenees, where 12 citizens perished in Andorra, to help the population and establish a public order along with the Local Police units.

3. The Catalan territory is divided into three main geomorphological units: The Catalan Pyrenees represent almost half in length of the Pyrenees, as it extends more than 200 kilometres (120 miles).

4. Joseph Goering has identified sources for Grail imagery in 12th-century wall paintings from churches in the Catalan Pyrenees (now mostly removed to the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya), which present unique iconic images of the Virgin Mary holding a bowl that radiates tongues of fire, images that predate the first literary account by Chrétien de Troyes.

5. The river Segre, known to Romans and Greeks as Sicoris, and to the Arabs of Al-Andalus as Nahr az-Zaytūn (نهر الزيتون, river of Olives) has its sources on the north face of the Pic del Segre or Puigmal de Segre ("Segre's Peak") in the French department Pyrénées-Orientales (historically the comarca of Alta Cerdanya), in the Catalan Pyrenees.

6. La Seu d'Urgell (Catalan: [lə ˈsɛw ðuɾˈʒeʎ]; Spanish: Seo de Urgel, formerly in Catalan: Urgell) is a town located in the Catalan Pyrenees in Spain.

7. Because it is located at one of the major crossroads of communication in the Catalan Pyrenees, la Seu d'Urgell has had a unique and historic role in the county of Urgell.

8. Banyuls is a French appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for a fortified apéritif or dessert wine made from old vines cultivated in terraces on the slopes of the Catalan Pyrenees in the Roussillon county of France, bordering, to the south, the Empordà wine region in Catalonia in Spain.

9. Some places, like the Catalan Pyrenees, still retain the practice as a popular holiday celebration once a year.

10. Les veus del Pamano (2004) begins in the forties, in a little village at the foot of the Catalan Pyrenees, Pallars Sobirà, and it continues to the present day, with a parade of characters like the teachers Oriol Fontelles and Tina Bros, or the woman Elisenda Vilabrú. The historical memory, the impossibility of forgiveness and the fear to forget are some of the subjects that turn up in this novel.

11. The Catalan territory is divided into three main geomorphological units: The Catalan Pyrenees represent almost half in length of the Pyrenees, as it extends more than 200 kilometres (120 miles).

12. Ploma, and Forma [ca]. In 1896, Nonell went with Ricard Canals and Juli Vallmitjana to the spa town of Caldes de Boí in the Catalan Pyrenees to work at the spa run by Vallmitjana's family.

13. Although Lleida is not located in the Pyrenees mountain range, a part of the Catalan Pyrenees is located within the province of Lleida, and Lleida Pirineus station is the terminal station of FGC Lleida - La Pobla de Segur line that connects the city of Lleida with those mountains.

14. Espot Esquí is a ski resort located in Espot, in the Catalan Pyrenees, opened in 1967.

15. Port Ainé is a ski resort located in Rialp, in the Catalan Pyrenees, inaugurated in 1986.

16. From the top, in the Puig Falcó (2,751 m), you can see impressive views of Pallars Jussà and Pic of the Orri in the neighbouring ski resort of Port Ainé. Is the highest point of the resort, and all ski resorts in the Catalan Pyrenees, and borders the peripheral zone of Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park.

17. Painted in the early 12th century, it was in the church of Sant Climent de Taüll at the Vall de Boí, Alta Ribagorça in the Catalan Pyrenees until removed in 1919-1923, along with other parts of the fresco decoration, in an attempt to preserve the paintings by placing them in a stable, secure museum setting.

18. The Cady (Catalan: Cadí) is a 19 km long river in the Catalan Pyrenees of southern France, near the border with eastern Spain.

19. It also provides updates on all the advances of the candidate to the local institutions of the Catalan Pyrenees.

20. It is composed of fifty institutional representatives, which include the presidents of Catalan Councils in the Pyrenees, the mayors of regional capitals in the Catalan Pyrenees, and twenty mayors of municipalities with winter sports facilities.

21. Roca dels Bous (Catalan: "Bull's Rock") is an archaeological site located in Sant Llorenç de Montgai, in the Catalan Pyrenees, Spain.

22. Guillem d'Areny-Plandolit was born on 19 February 1822, in Seu d'Urgell – close to the Principality of Andorra in the Catalan Pyrenees.

23. He left for France, going first to Valencia where he had to take a boat to Barcelona, and cross the border through the Catalan Pyrenees mountains.

24. Born on 8 November 1942 in Vielha, in the Catalan Pyrenees, he moved young with his family to Villalpando (province of Zamora), where he was raised and spent his youth.