Catalonia has its own government, which consists of a president and a legislature. They have a distinct cultural identity and language, but they do not have an army. It is approximately 12,500 square miles in size, which covers 6% of Spain’s total land area. According to Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Catalonia would have a gross domestic product of $314 billion, making it the world’s 34th biggest economy, with a GDP per capita of $35,000, making it wealthier than South Korea, Israel, and Italy.
Catalonia contributes twice as much to Spain as Scotland does to England. Catalonia accounts for around 20% of Spain’s GDP. In the European Union, Catalonia is a major industrial center. It exports pharmaceuticals, medicines, chemicals, surgery instruments, and fabrics worldwide. . Barcelona is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, and it is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to the sea and mild temperature. The vast majority of Catalans believe that the central government takes far more than it delivers.