The best of sabadell Grupo 5

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The best of sabadell Grupo 5

Sabadell pioneered the Industrial Revolution in Catalonia with its textile mills, together with its archrival Terrassa. Thus, in the mid 19th century, it became the most important wool city in Spain, being nicknamed the “Catalan Manchester”.

The Best Of Sabadell


The Sabadell is the best city!

HistoryIn Roman times a little village called Arragone existed near where the church of La Salut now stands. This grew into the town called Arraona or Arrahona in the Middle Ages.

GeographySabadell is located in the middle of the comarca named Vallès Occidental, approximately 20 km (12 mi) from Barcelona. It borders (clockwise, starting from the north) with Castellar del Vallès, Sentmenat, Polinyà, Santa Perpètua de Mogoda, Barberà del Vallès, Badia del Vallès, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Sant Quirze del Vallès and Terrassa.

SportsDuring the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, Sabadell was one of the cities where the football competition took place. The matches were played in the Nova Creu Alta stadium, which is also home to one of the most significant of the city’s clubs: Centre d'Esports Sabadell.

The onion in the coat of arms of Sabadell.

Fun fact:

El Parque de Cataluña es un parque situado en el municipio de Sabadell, dentro de la zona conocida como el eje Macià que se inauguró en 1992. Ocupa una extensión de 43 hectáreas, desde el Eix Macià hasta Can Rull.



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