The Citizens – Party of the Citizenry (Spanish: Ciudadanos – Partido de la Ciudadanía, official name used nationwide; Catalan: Ciutadans – Partit de la Ciutadania, used co-officially with former in Catalonia; short acronym C's) is an ad-hoc syncrecticTemplate:Source? Spanish political party which describes itself as centre-left and anti-nationalist. It is almost exclusively active in Catalonia, where it has nine deputies in the Catalan Parliament. It is fervently opposed to Catalan independence. The leader of the party uses the phrase: "Catalonia is my homeland, Spain is my country and the European Union is our future" to outline the party's ideology.