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The 2012 Catalan independence demonstration was a protest march which occurred in central Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain, on 11 September 2012 during the National Day of Catalonia. The protestors demanded the independence of Catalonia and its consolidation as a sovereign state under the slogan “Catalonia, new state in Europe” (Catalan: “Catalunya, nou estat d’Europa”). It was organized by the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) and headed together with the Association of Municipalities for Independence as the final and the most prominent of a series of events known as “March towards Independence” (Catalan: “Marxa cap a la Independència”) which began on 30 June 2012 in Lleida.