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Spain is a developed country located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It is Western Europe’s second biggest country by area with 504,030 sq km. Its topography, history and rich cultural heritage attract tourists from all over the world.
Spain had its first permanent settlement in 1493 in Hispanola.
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.
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 40°26′n 3°42′w.
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.
A bagel shop in Spain
None. Spain falls between California and Texas in size.
Before the advent of the Spanish the territory was unclaimed by any European power.
Generally a fork, a spoon, bread and a plate.
Spain has never controlled an entire continent. They were the principle influence in Central and South America.
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 in  Ohio.    If you are referring to the explorer, YES, Christopher Columbus is  buried in the floor of the Seville Cathedral in southern Spain.
The Altamira caves are famous for prehistoric cave paintings.
Spain is a very popular holiday destination for Europeans.
Andorra encompasses 180.7 square miles.
Most people fly to the Canary Islands, but of course it is possible  to 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 the  Andlucia region. It is a mixture of singing, guitar, and hand  clapping.
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!
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.
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.
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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
oranges, bananas, pears, apples, grapes, watermelons, figs, melons, watermelons and strawberries.
The Balearic Islands are in the Mediterranean Sea and belong to 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 Pyrenees Mountains border France and Spain. In addition, the  peak 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.
Ισπανία /Ispania
Yes, is a parliamentary monarchy.
The king of Spain ruled the Philippines through his viceroy of New  Spain in Mexico City from 1565 to 1821. After the Mexican War of  Independence, the Philippines was ruled from the Spanish capital  Madrid 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...
No, we did have a war against Spain for 80 years, but that's all we had to do with Spain. They left us like 300 years ago
Spain is 2'553 miles away from Atlanta Georgia
more racially tolerant than their english counterparts.
Spain does not have an official national bird, although some  sources cite the Short-toed Eagle. The animal most closely  associated with Spain is the bull.
there is no official bird of Spain
It's 487 miles from Denia to Huelva. It will take just over 8 hours to drive.
only 2% Its acutally around 0.1%, the lowest in all of europe
According to the CIA World Fact Book these are the occupations by percentage; agriculture: 4.2%industry: 24%services: 71.7% (2009 est.)
i just sold my 1991 juan calos coin to a serious coin collector and he bought it for 16,500 dollars
It was built in Granada, Spain in the AD 1300s on a site that was first mentioned as the "Red Fortess" in the late 9th century.
Rioja can be made from Tempranillo, Granacha Tinta, Granacha Blanco, Mazuelo, Macabeo, and Malvasia.
There is not really a high season for mosquitoes and biting insects  in Spain. They start hatching after rain when the temperature is  steadily above 20 degrees. The season normally starts around March  and end in November but it does depend on weather. Many of the  things that bite you are not...
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The Kingdom of Spain, as a monarchy, was formed in 1812. In 1978,  however, a democratic constitution was introduced, and it is the  framework of the Spanish government today.
Over the best part of 600 years, many countries and places have been under Spanish Control. When the Royal families of Castille and Aragon united in 1492, Castille already had Portugal under it's control, and Aragon had the Kingdom of Two-Sicilies (which included most of Italy) and Sardinia. Spain...
English speaking people tend to pronounce RIOJA like: Ree-Oh-Ha. Like Jesus, or Hey-zeus. You can definitely get away with it 99% of the time but its not really the proper way to pronounce it. In this part of Spain, Rioja is pronounced where the 'j' sounds more like a throaty '-rk' or 'Ree-ork-ah'....
Rock climbing and horse riding and also experience the freedom of spain.
782, from 710 until 1492.
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There are 832 volcanoes in the entire of Spain
A totilla de patatas uses those ingrediants.
Christians are treated just fine in Spain. It has been a Christian country for mor than 1000 years.
The closest answer I can find is beret. The Northern Spanish do have a ridiculously large number of woollen hats though. The Catalan version is like a gnome's hat, but they somehow make it look cool!
Spain uses the Euro. The Euro