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Girona renames square 'Plaça 1 d'Octubre' to mark referendum
13 February 2018 @ 11:44

THE COSTA Brava's capital city has agreed to change the name of a prominent square to 'Plaça 1 d'Octubre' in homage to the date of the disputed independence referendum in Catalunya.

Girona is governed by the pro-secession party PDeCAT and, along with the Catalunya Left Republicans (ERC) and the CUP, all of which are in favour of the region's independence, presented a motion to re-baptise the Plaza de la Constitución ('Constitution Square').

Catalunya's separatists insist the Spanish Constitution should not apply to them as 90% of those who cast their ballots in the controversial referendum – about 40% of eligible voters – opted for independence.



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