Spain had its first permanent settlement in 1493 in Hispanola.
It is best known for its wine and there is a motorcycle Grand Prixrace there.
The literacy rate of Spain in 2009 was 99.64.
Magellan left Portugal for Spain in 1516. In 1517 he began preparing for the circumnavigation of the world. The voyage began in 1519 and ended in 1522. Magellan himself died in a battle in the Philippines in 1521.
La means "the" so la rosa is "the rose" when translated from Catalan, Italian or Spanish to English.
About 89.9 percent of Spanish population is of Spanish ethnicityand 10.1% is of foreign ethnicity.
It would be hard to decide if Spain's interest in her colonies was driven by a desire for wealth or a desire to spread Christianity. Spain has always been a bulwark of the Roman catholic Church.
The coordinates for Madrid are 40Â°26â²n 3Â°42â²w.
When getting to know the English Educational System, we can realizethat there are several differences with ours. The most noticeableone is the timetable. It is common knowledge that in Spain, we havedifferent timings than in the rest of Europe, so it is notsurprising that the children's timetables...
Madrid is the capital of Spain. It is centrally located.
Yes he was Spanish. The great name Vasco NÃºÃ±ez de Balboa was aSpanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known forhaving crossed the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513,becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen orreached the Pacific from the New...
None. Spain falls between California and Texas in size.
Mainland Spain is 9 hours behind most of Australia's cities. Forexample, if it is 12 midnight in Sydney, Australia, it is 3 in theafternoon in Madrid, Spain.
Philip II of Spain was unable to control England through Mary.Elizabeth refused to marry him so he could not make England aCatholic nation again. He also failed to keep the Netherlands aCatholic naation.
it is 40Â° 0' 0" N / 4Â° 0' 0" W
Spain does not have a "national' or "official" dish. Paella is a regional dish properly called "Paella Valenciana", or paella from Valencia, and there are at least three versions of that. Spain does not have a "national' or "official" dish. Spain does not have a "national' or "official" dish.
Before the advent of the Spanish the territory was unclaimed by any European power.
Spain - always connected with wonderful beaches, lovely bays, sun and a variety of Mediterranean high-quality food like its famous "paella" or "tinto de verano". But of course this country offers a lot more than only its charming mentality. Spain has an extensive history from which plenty of...
Generally a fork, a spoon, bread and a plate.
Yes. That's why they speak Spanish there.
Philip II did control Spain. However he was married for seven yearsto Mary I of England. Many English hated this. He was given theduchy of Milan by Charles V, and the kingdoms of Naples and Sicily.He also had dominion over the Netherlands. With his third wife, hewas given part of France. When his...
Spain has never controlled an entire continent. They were the principle influence in Central and South America.
overcrowding, accommodation, spoilt landscapes, litter and noises
New Spain... that's the only one i know
Saint George's Day (La Diada de Sant Jordi in Catalan)
Spain emerged from the pre - industrial era into the 20th century during the rule of the dictator Francisco Franco. He provided the political stability and eventually the international recognition that enabled Spain to transform itself between 1939 and 1975. He also provided the means for the...
Based on the distance between the centres of these two locations then the distance is 798.77 miles.
A plaza is like a town square.
Phillip III married Margaret of Austria, sister of Emperor Ferdinand II, and like her husband, a member of the House of Habsburg.
It depends on how you mean the question. If you are referring to the city of Columbus, NO, it is a city inOhio. If you are referring to the explorer, YES, Christopher Columbus isburied in the floor of the Seville Cathedral in southern Spain.
King Juan Carlos I. He is still the current King of Spain.
The Altamira caves are famous for prehistoric cave paintings.
It looks like there is 146 reported species of plants that are thriving in Spain today.
9036 kilometers (5615 miles) on a straight line.
Spain is a very popular holiday destination for Europeans.
Andorra encompasses 180.7 square miles.
Spain is 9 hours ahead of Seattle, WA, USA
Most people fly to the Canary Islands, but of course it is possibleto go by boat.
The Euro replaced the Peseta for all uses in Spain on January 1, 2002.
No. France is a separate country from Spain.
Spain's major exports are; motor vehicles, food, pharmaceuticals, and machinery.
Barcelona is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Spain called Catalonia.
The invasion was Arabic based, not African . The Arabs of the Umayyad dynasty (originally from Mecca then moved to Syria) invaded Spain in 710-711. They first controlled al-Andalus as a Province of the Umayyad Caliphate in Syria, then the Emirate of Cordoba, and finally the Caliphate of Cordoba. The...
Flamenco is a Spanish folk dance and music that originated in theAndlucia region. It is a mixture of singing, guitar, and handclapping.
Spain and France have a common border. Along PART of that border is the tiny country of Andorra. On the north side of Andorra is France and on the south side is Spain. A border is a line between one country and another. A line has neither width nor area. Andorra has width, length, and area so it...
yes, the belive in jesus. they celebrate jesus`s birth on dec. 28th.
The total driving distance from Barcelona, Spain to Maastricht,Netherlands is 839 miles or 1,350 kilometers.
Yes, it grows grapes, fruits, veggies, and more!
than Italian euros speak Italian and in Spain spanish
No he lived in Rome and Jerusalem.
You should try more research.
The answer to this question depends on the what architecture you are asking about. The buildings in Spain reflect the various cultures and eras that were in charge in Spain at any given time, so your question can not be answered with one broad stroke.
British Airways and Spanair
I lived in Southern Spain for 10 years. I would like to move back and spend the rest of my life seeing the rest of the country.
The King is Head of State, that is, he represents the Country of Spain ceremonially to the rest of the world. He is also the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. The Head of Government, the person in charge of the government, is the Presidente del Gobierno Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero.
Spain did not have an empire in the 1400's. It didn't become a country until 1492.
Right in the centre of mainland Spain
The distance between Leon and Santiago de Compostella is 522 mi. To receive the pilgrim's blessing, you have to walk at least 100km of the Camino between these two points.
wool and other textiles, food, boots and shoes, hats, horses, jewlery, and other consumer goods.
Sevilla is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Andalucia, and the provincial capital of the province of Sevilla. It is located on the Guadalquivir river in southern Spain.
The Grand River is the longest river that is entirely in Michigan.
Mr. Vicente Alvarez Areces.
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Spain's exploratory efforts were driven by a desire for gold, silver, and precious stones.
they established it because they were peps and they thought of it
Both France and Spain are Latin countries. Spain has a more Mediterranean culture, which was until recently heavily influenced by Catholicism. France is home of literature masters, and of the philosophers of the age of enlightenment. That era influenced America's founding fathers and French...
The Moors bought mathematics, philosophy, literacy, science, and tolerance to Spain. It was quite a dirty barbaric country by comparison.
Spain and Portugal share the Iberian Peninsula.
oranges, bananas, pears, apples, grapes, watermelons, figs, melons, watermelons and strawberries.
The Balearic Islands are in the Mediterranean Sea and belong to Spain.
Madrid is the capital city of Spain
Tapas are small portions of food that is generally a specialty food although they do serve small portions of normal food for tapas as well.
The following countries got their independence from Spain: Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico Morocco (Independence from France and Spain in 1956) Netherlands - July 1581 Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru Venezuela I think I got all of them, if...
The Spanish Monarchy is made up of the king or queen, his or herfamily, and a household staff organization. Currently, the Spanishroyal family are King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, and their daughtersLeonor and Sofia.
The Pyrenees Mountains border France and Spain. In addition, thepeak of the Pyrenees Mountains is 3,404 meters in height.
King Juan Carlos I had a younger brother named Alfonso. Alfonso died in a gun accident in 1956 when Juan Carlos was 18.
The Canary Islands are an Autonomous Community of Spain that lie in the Atlantic ocean off the coast of Africa.
First is gave the US Florida territory and second it provided a border between Soanish Mexico and the US.
Yes, is a parliamentary monarchy.
The king of Spain ruled the Philippines through his viceroy of NewSpain in Mexico City from 1565 to 1821. After the Mexican War ofIndependence, the Philippines was ruled from the Spanish capitalMadrid directly.
both Spain and Portugal established colonial empires during the fifteenth century
Most of Greece was under Ottoman rule from the fifteenth century until its declaration of independence in 1821. Generally, the Greeks were not required to become Muslims, although many did so in order to avoid the onerous poll-tax imposed on non-Muslims. The "tribute of children" was a tax of...