La Cuidad Condal

Have you ever Wonder yourself  why  Barcelona is called  “La Cuidad Condal”  ? This is because  during the beginning of the ninth century, all the North of Spain was divided into severals county that were rattached to the Carolingian Empire made by Charlemagne, Emperor of Francs. At the time, the main mission of those counties “condals” in Spanish was to defend France from muslim invasions from the South. Barcelona was one of those “condals”, the word stayed through the ages and this is why still nowdays, we continue to call this amazing city “la Cuidad Condal”. Know you know it, you will be able to answer to the question next time someone ask you why? 😉 Résultat de recherche d'images pour "la ciudad condal"

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