Democratic Union of Catalonia

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Democratic Union of Catalonia
Unió Democràtica de Catalunya
President Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida
Secretary Josep Maria Pelegrí i Aixut
Founded November 7, 1931
Headquarters C/Nàpols, 35-39
Ideology Catalan nationalism
Christian democracy[1]
Christian humanism

Political position Right-Wing
National affiliation Convergence and Union
International affiliation Centrist Democrat International
European affiliation European People's Party
European Parliament group European People's Party
Colours Blue, White
Politics of Catalonia
Political parties

The Democratic Union of Catalonia (Catalan: Unió Democràtica de Catalunya, UDC; IPA: [uniˈo ðəmuˈkɾatikə ðə kətəˈɫuɲə]) is a regionalist and Christian democratic[2] political party in the Catalonia region of Spain. Together with the Democratic Convergence of Catalonia, it is part of the Convergence and Union coalition. They currently rule the Generalitat de Catalunya.

It describes itself as Catalan nationalist and Christian Democrat, and is a member of the European People's Party (EPP), and a full member of the The Union of the Robert Schuman Institute for Developing Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe located in Budapest, Hungary.


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