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 Fran…ce, 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.
Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula in thesouthwest of Europe. It neighbours Portugal, Gibraltar, Andorra andFrance.
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 l…and Hispania, which is an adaptation from HispanÃa, a greek name than means "land of rabbits". This name was used by Artemidoro de Ãfeso ( I before C.), author of the most important ancient map describing the Roman Hispania.
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 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 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 .
You may go to Spain by walking, driving, flying,or going by boat, it depends on where you are and what you can afford.
Spain's official name is " Reino de EspaÃ±a " which means "Kingdom 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/abr…s/publications/fauna-of-australia/pubs/volume1b/45-ind.pdf I'm sure someone could put that more eloquently. ;)
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 P…ina Colada.
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"
It is an anglicized version of Reino de Espana, which is the correct name.
The christian kingdoms of the north of the Iberian paeninsula allied in order to expulse the muslims in the south.
The proper naame for Spain is "El Reino de Espana", the Kingdom of Spain.
It depends on your stating point. Walk, drive, fly, sail.
The term Spain is derivative of Hispania which was the Roman term for the Peninsula.