Autonomous Communities

Some articles on autonomous communities, communities, autonomous:

List Of Spanish Regional Legislatures - Autonomous Communities
... the Basque Country, Catalonia and Galicia, which were created by a special fast procedure, most communities have very similar Statutes of Autonomy and election laws ... Elections in those communities are fixed to a certain common date, which is currently "the fourth Sunday of May each four years", so regional Presidents cannot trigger a snap ... On the other hand, Presidents of communities created by the "fast procedure" can select the actual election date and trigger snap elections, and have frequently done so, particularly in ...
Awo, Imo
... Imo state Governor, chief Achike Udenwa, announced the creation of autonomous community Awo-Awo Idemili broke into five autonomous communities 1 ... OKWU-AMARAIHE autonomous community 2 ... OKWU UFURUAKU autonomous community 3 ...
Nationalities And Regions Of Spain - Current State of Affairs
... the nationalities and regions would accede to autonomy was partially concluded in 1983 when 17 autonomous communities covering the entire Spanish territory were created ... (It was finally completed with the creation of two autonomous cities in Northern Africa, Ceuta and Melilla) ... All autonomous communities follow the provincial limits established in the 1833 territorial division of Spain, that is, no province has been ...
Same-sex Marriage In Spain - History
... During the 1990s and early 2000s, several city councils and autonomous communities had opened registers for civil unions that allowed benefits for unmarried couples ... were created in 12 out of 17 of Spain's autonomous communities Catalonia (1998), Aragon (1999), Navarre (2000), Valencia (2001), Balearic Islands (2001), Madrid (2001 ... Same-sex marriages were not legal in the autonomous communities, because the Spanish Constitution gives the State sole power to legislate marriage ...
Subdivisions Of Spain - Governance - Administrative Divisions
... The Spanish State is integrated by 17 autonomous communities and 2 autonomous cities, both groups being the highest or first-order administrative division in the country ... Autonomous communities are integrated by provinces, of which there are 50 in total, and in turn, provinces are integrated by municipalities ... The concept of a comarca exists in all autonomous communities, however, unlike Catalonia, these are merely historical or geographical subdivisions ...

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    The horror of class stratification, racism, and prejudice is that some people begin to believe that the security of their families and communities depends on the oppression of others, that for some to have good lives there must be others whose lives are truncated and brutal.
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