Terrassa white paper on culture

Terrassa white paper on culture

1. Context

Terrassa is a medium-sized city in the province of Barcelona (Spain). As of January of 2017, it had a population of 217,000. It is an ancient Roman city, and was once the production centre for the region's textile industry.

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

1. Context

With a population of 1,071,000, and located in the city of Abidjan, Yopougon is a lively cultural centre where youth, artists, cultural entrepreneurs, and non-profit organisations, all play an essential role.

Talca: The challenge of building stronger ties to Agenda 21 for Culture

Talca: The challenge of building stronger ties to Agenda 21 for Culture

1. Context

Talca is the capital of Maule, Chile and the main service centre for the region. The city has existed there for 300 years. Talca has suffered a significant loss of material heritage due to a regular cycle of earthquakes which culminated in 2010.

Rouyn-Noranda, Cultural capital

Rouyn-Noranda, Cultural capital

1. Context

Founded in 1926, Rouyn-Noranda is a city with 41,934 inhabitants, located 600 km to the northwest of Montreal, whose economy has historically been based on mineral and forestry resources.

Integrated world heritage management plan, Regensburg

Integrated world heritage management plan, Regensburg

1. Context

The Old Town of Regensburg, in Germany, lies on the Danube and is an inner European mediaeval centre of trade. The interaction between cultural and architectural influences is emphasized.

Nevşehir, «The largest underground settlement of the world»

Nevşehir, «The largest underground settlement of the world»

1. Context

Nevşehir is considered an important city in Turkey due to its natural cultural and historical features. The underground cities, stone houses, interior decorations and church wall paintings bring cultural tourism in to the forefront.

Rebuilding Lake Megantic

Rebuilding Lake Megantic

1. Context

Lake Megantic is the central city in the Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Granit, at the south-east of the region of Estrie, close to the border with the United States (the state of Maine).