Who named Spain Spain?
The names comes from Latin 'Hispania' or 'Spania' which passed into Anglo French as Espayne
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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 France, and theircommon border includes the country of Andorra in the Pyrenees.Spain is bounded on the south and southeast by the… MediterraneanSea (containing the Balearic Islands). Spain also claims small locales in Northern Africa, and the CanaryIslands off the west coast of Africa. In the West of Europe, below France on lower left. Or above Africa, to top left. (MORE)
Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula in thesouthwest of Europe. It neighbours Portugal, Gibraltar, Andorra andFrance.
The Romans called the region Hispania. The name has changed only so far as different languages have altered the pronunciation.
Spain got its name by the Roman of the Iberian Peninsula which is now modern Portugal, Andorra, Gibraltar, Spain and some small parts of southern France. Romans called this land Hispania, which is an adaptation from HispanÃa, a greek name than means "land of rabbits". This name was used by Artem…idoro de Ãfeso ( I before C.), author of the most important ancient map describing the Roman Hispania. (MORE)
I don't believe there are any territories inside a sovereign nation except embassies and consulates.. Gibralter is a British territory located on the Iberian Peninsula next to Spain. It is not "in" Spain.
Spain ( i / Ë s p eÉª n / SPAYN ; Spanish : EspaÃ±a , pronounced: [esËpaÉ²a] ( listen )), officially the Kingdom of Spain ( Spanish : Reino de EspaÃ±a ), [c]  is a sovereign state and a member of the European Union located in southwestern Eur…ope 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 LlÃvia 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 . (MORE)
Strait of Gibraltar is in correct. if someone could please write in the correct answer that would be great. thanks. It's the Iberian Peninsula.
The name of the prime minister of Spain, as of June 2014, is PrimeMinister Mariano Rajoy. It is believed that he is the oldestelected for the office since he was elected at the age of 56.
There are several ranges. Two of the better known are the Pyrenees and the Sierra Nevada.
There are a number of mountains found in Spain. These includeMulhacen, Teide, Aneto, Pico Almanzor, as well as Veleta.
Mount Teide is the highest mountain in Spain. It is a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. It is 3,718-metres or12,198 feet high.
The colonial Mexico of Spain was known as New Spain or theViceroyalty of New Spain. The colony was ruled by the Spanish Kingand he appointed a viceroy, or very high minister, to assist in therunning of the colony.
Five major rivers in Spain are the . Tajo (Tagus) . Ebro . Duero . Guadiana . Guadalquivir
You may go to Spain by walking, driving, flying,or going by boat, it depends on where you are and what you can afford.
Originally, the sole purpose of the Spanish Inquisition was to find all bogus converts from Judaism. Later, the Inquisition hunted down insincere converts from Islam, heretics and people defying the authority of the Church.
Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, Costa del Azahar, Costa Blanca, Costa Calida, Costa Almeria, and Costa del Sol. Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, Costa del Azahar, Costa Blanca, Costa Calida, Costa Almeria, and Costa del Sol
The Spanish Parliament has two houses. The upper house is the Senado (Senate) and the lower house is El Congreso de los Diputados. The Senado is housed in the Palacio del Senado and the Congreso de los Diputados is housed in Palacio del Congreso de los Diputados.
Juan Carlos Alfonso Victor MarÃa de BorbÃ³n y BorbÃ³n-Dos Sicilias is the King of Spain.
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/abrs/publications/fauna-of-australia/pubs/volume1b/45-ind.pdf I'm sure someone could put that more eloquently. ;)
The best known is Las Tabernas Desert which is actually not a truedesert but a small patch of semi-arid land.
\nEl Corte InglÃ©s (a department store kind of like Sears or The Bay), C&A, Stratavarius, Zara (which is a great store!)... That's all I can remember right now. There are also tons of little shops everywhere, which are great places to find unique things :)
It's called "Reconquista". Capture of Aztec empire was conquista, so from this we have "conquistadors".
I always thought that there was no such thing as a dumb question. I am being forced to reconsider my opinion.
Go to seaside, visit Barcelona: The GaudÃ houses and the Sagrada Familia, visit Salvador dalÃ places, visit the Black Madonna, visit Madrid and its famous museums, try Pina Colada.
The full name of Spain is Spain. Unfortunately, that is the longest name for Spain my computer or map can find.
The Pyrenees Mountains are in the north and the Sierra Nevada Mountains are in the south.
The name of a traditional dance in Spain is Flamenco (usuallyplayed by a guitar and danced in a red dress).
they can get their names from their traditions. Spaniard is a term derived the "Spain". The "ard" part comes from the old French word "Espagnart" which was the original French word for Spaniard. The "ard" remains in English even though it dropped out of more modern versions of French.
Spain does not have states, it has provinces. See the map for population distribution at the Wikipedia article under the Related Link below. Spain has 50 provinces: . Alava . Albacete . Alicante . Almeria . Asturias . Avila . Badajoz . Baleares . Barcelona . Vizcaya . Burgos . Caceres… . Cadiz . Cantabria . CastellÃ³n . Ciudad Real . Cordoba . Cuenca . Gerona . Granada . Guadalajara . GuipÃºzcoa . Huelva . Huesca . JaÃ©n . La CoruÃ±a . La Rioja . Leon . LÃ©rida . Lugo . Madrid . Malaga . Murcia . Navarra . Orense . Palencia . Las Palmas . Pontevedra . Salamanca . Santa Cruz de Tenerife . Segovia . Sevilla . Soria . Tarragona . Teruel . Toledo . Valencia . Valladolid . Zamora . Zaragoza . (MORE)
Juan Carlos I is the King of Spain and Sofia is the Queen of Spain.
Well what i think you are talking about is people names so here we go. BOYS GIRLS ------ ------- 1:Jose 1:Maria 2:Angel 2:Sofia 3:Jaun 3:Isabel 4:Diego 4:Adriana 5:Carlos 5:Daniela I hope i answered your question and given the right answer!
This is their most recent squad, for thhe 2009 Confederations Cup: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Jose Reina (Liverpool), Diego Lopez (Villarreal); Raul Albiol (Valencia), Alvaro Arbeloa (Liverpool ), Joan Capdevila (Villarreal), Carlos Marchena (Valencia), Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Carles Puyol (B…arcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Xabi Alonso, (Liverpool), Sergi Busquets (Barcelona), Santi Cazorla (Villarreal), Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal), Xavi (Barcelona), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), David Silva (Valencia), Juan Manuel Mata (Valencia), Albert Riera (Liverpool); Daniel Guiza (Fenerbache), Fernando Llorente (Athletic Bilbao), Fernando Torres (Liverpool), David Villa (Valencia). Marcos Senna of Villarreal is also usually included but is currently injured. Edit:Jesus Navas(Sevilla). (MORE)
Spain is a country by itself. It does not have states nor is it located in a state. It is located in Europe.
If you are asking club names then it is Barcelona, Real Madrid, valencia, Villareal , Athletico Madrid, Real betis, Departova la Courana. Athletic Bilbao, Ososona, Hercules, Levente, Getafe.
There are a great many reasons why Spain does what it does. Thiscountry desperately wants control over certain resources.
"Spain" is the English equivalent of the Spanish word " Espana "; which his derived from the Roman Latin name for the region " Hispania " which may be a variation of "Hesperia" meaning "Western Land"
The southern area of Spain is known as the Costa del Sol. It is made up of towns such as Marbella, Mijas, Estepona, San Pedro, Benalmadena and Torremolinos.
There are several mountain ranges in Spain. Two of the more famous are the original Sierra Nevada in southern Spain, and the Pyrenees Mountains that lie on the Spanish border with France. Each range has more than one peak and there are more than these two ranges so take your pick.
Akron is a Greek word meaning summit or point, there is no obvious connection with Spain
The most important rivers in Spain are: . Those who die in the Atlantic Ocean are (from north to south): MiÃ±o, Duero, Tajo, Guadiana and Guadalquivir. . Those who die in the Mediterranean Sea are (from north to south): Ebro (the biggest of Spain), JÃºcar, Segura y Turia. Th…e most important mountains are: . At the north (from west to east): Cordillera CantÃ¡brica and Pirineos (Pyrenees). . In the centre (forming a "T"): the Sistema Central and the Cordillera IbÃ©rica. . And at the south: Sierra Morena, at the right side of the Guadalquivir; and, near the coast, Sierra Nevada. (MORE)
futbolista acording to Yahoo Babelfish Or if your on about a footballer there a loads, here are some: Cesc Fabregas Divid Villa Fernando Torres
The christian kingdoms of the north of the Iberian paeninsula allied in order to expulse the muslims in the south.
There is no "Hierro" volcano in Spain. There is a volcano on Hierro Island in the Spanish Canary Islands. The one recorded eruption of the Lomo Blanco volcano was in 1793 See the description in the related link.
The Queen's given names are Sophia Margaret Victoria Frederica. and her family names are Bourbon, Schleswig, Holstein, Sonderburg and Glucksburg.
The name Castanon is a variant of the name Casteneda , which is old French in origin. It comes from the old French word " castanh ", which is a derivative of the Latin word " castanea " which means " chestnut ". The name may have originally been coined to refer to people with auburn-colored hai…r. (MORE)
Boy are you confused! Spain is a country and Madrid is it's capital city. See the difference, country vs. city? It was not the Spaniards that named Madrid. To make a long story short, it was the Visigoths who named the city "Matrice" and then the Arabs changed it to Matrit...
The capital is Madrid Madrid is the capital city of Spain and the third largest city in Europe.
The term Spain is derivative of Hispania which was the Roman term for the Peninsula.
The proper noun is the word Spain, the name of the country. A person of Spain is a Spaniard, also a proper noun. People or things of or from Spain are described by the proper adjective Spanish.
Spain was united from the two previous kingdoms of Castille and Aragon in 1492. The name Kingdom of Spain was first used in this year. Previously, the region was called Hispania or Iberia. (Hispania is where the name Spain comes from.)