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Spain (i/ˈspeɪn/ SPAYN; Spanish: España, pronounced: [esˈpaɲa] ( listen)), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Spanish: Reino de España),[c][7] is a sovereign state and a member of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Its mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; to the north and north east by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the northwest and west by the Atlantic Ocean and Portugal.
Spanish territory also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast, and two autonomous cities in North Africa, Ceuta and Melilla, that border Morocco. Furthermore, the town of Llívia is a Spanish exclave situated inside French territory. With an area of 505,992 square kilometres (195,365 sq mi), it is the second largest country in Western Europe and the European Union after France, and the fourth largest country in Europe after Russia, Ukraine and France.
Because of its location, the territory of Spain was subject to many external influences since prehistoric times and through to its dawn as a country. Spain emerged as a unified country in the 15th century, following the marriage of the Catholic Monarchs and the completion of the reconquest, or Reconquista, of the Iberian peninsula in 1492. Conversely, it has been an important source of influence to other regions, chiefly during the modern era, when it became a global empire that has left a legacy of over 500 million Spanish speakers today, making it the world's second most spoken first language.
Spain is a democracy organised in the form of a parliamentary government under a constitutional monarchy. It is a developed country with the twelfth largest economy in the world by nominal GDP, and very high living standards, including the tenth-highest quality of life index rating in the world, as of 2005. It is a member of the United Nations, European Union, NATO, OECD, and WTO.
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Where is Spain?

Spain is located in the extreme southwest of Europe, along theAtlantic Ocean on the Iberian Peninsula (which it shares withPortugal). It is south of the Bay of Biscay and Fran

What is Spain?

Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula in thesouthwest of Europe. It neighbours Portugal, Gibraltar, Andorra andFrance.

How do you get to Spain?

You may go to Spain by walking, driving, flying,or going by boat, it depends on where you are and what you can afford.

Who is Spain named after?

Spain comes from Hispania which comes from Greek "i-shephan-im," the name given in honor of the rabbits seen burrowing there. http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abr

What can you do in Spain?

Go to seaside, visit Barcelona: The Gaudí houses and the Sagrada Familia, visit Salvador dalí places, visit the Black Madonna, visit Madrid and its famous museums, try P

Why did Spain?

There are a great many reasons why Spain does what it does. Thiscountry desperately wants control over certain resources.

Who named Spain Spain?

The names comes from Latin 'Hispania' or 'Spania' which passed into Anglo French as Espayne

How did Spain get there?

The christian kingdoms of the north of the Iberian paeninsula allied in order to expulse the muslims in the south.
In Spain

Are there any deserts in Spain in Spain?

yes. mainly in the south. eg: Tabernas desert in the province of Almería or Los Monegros desert in the province of Zaragoza... Anyway deserts are not common in Spain.
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How did Spain become new Spain?

Spain did not "become" New Spain. New Spain used to refer to the American colonies as they were to be a reflection of "old" Spain.