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Spain is a fascinating country in Europe. Spain is captivating, from the colorful flamingos to the Mediterranean beaches. The people of Spain are called Spaniards. Spanish is the main language spoken, but there are a large number of other languages spoken in different parts of the country, as well. Spain is best known for its romance, culture and architecture. The best time of year to visit Spain is during the months of April, May and June or September, October and November.
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Spain has a lot of interesting festivals worth going to. The majority of festivals in Spain are grand and some are modest. There are literally dozens of festivals each year. Many have a religious origin and some festivals are historical. However, all festivals provide an insight into the culture of Spain.
Spain is well-known for their first-rate resorts. With all the stunning Mediterranean beaches and fabulous Spanish islands it is easy to see why Spain has so many first-class resorts. But Spain is also known for their excellent top-notch ski resorts. Actually, Spain is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe ranking second only to Switzerland. Therefore, it is not surprising that there are several exclusive ski resorts in Spain.
The Spanish are extremely passionate about their wine and food. Spanish food is light with a lot of vegetables. Spanish cuisine does not rely on spices; instead it relies on quality ingredients for great flavor. As such, one may find Spanish food to be bland. However, there are a variety of restaurants in most cities to experience a variety of flavors. Furthermore, Spaniards have a different timetable for eating than most people are used to.
Bullfighting is very popular in Spain and viewed as cultural heritage icon. Originally bullfight was a sport for the upper classes, but now thousands of Spaniards flock to the local bullfights every week.
Flamenco is a folk art in Spain that is over two hundred years old. Flamenco combines dance, song and guitar into passionate rhythms that are spontaneous and often improvised. The dance has sophisticated footwork and complex patterns of rhythm that emphasis grace and posture.

The capital of Spain is Madrid. The currency of Spain is the Euro(EUR) Flag of Spain

Spain belongs to the European continent

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Airports in Spain

Aeroport de Barcelona - el Prat, Aeropuerto Internacional de Alicante - El Altet, Fuerteventura - Aeropuerto, Hierro - Aeropuerto, La Palma - Aeropuerto, Gran Canaria - Canary Islands, Lanzarote - Aeropuerto, Tenerife Sur, Tenerife - Los Rodeos, Melilla, Albacete - Los Llanos, Almeria - Aeropuerto, Asturias - Aviles, Cordoba - Aeropuerto, Bilbao - Sondica, Burgos - Villafria, Badajoz - Talavera La Real, A Coruña - Alvedro, Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava, Granada - Aeropuerto, Madrid - Getafe, Ibiza - Es Codola, Jerez De La Fronteraaeropuerto, Murcia - San Javier, Leon - Virgen Del Camino, Madrid - Barajas, Malaga - Aeropuerto, Aeroport de Menorca - Maó, Morón de la Frontera, Palma de Mallorca - Son San Juan, Pamplona - Noain, Murcia - Alcantarilla, Aeroport de Reus, Rota, Salamanca - Matacan, San Sebastián - Fuenterrabía, Santiago - Labacolla, Valencia - Aeropuerto, Valladolid - Villanubla, Vitoria, Vigo - Peinador, Santander - Parayas, Sevilla - San Pablo, Madrid - Torrejon, Madrid - Cuatro Vientos, Zaragoza - Aeropuerto, Aeroclub Cerdanya, Aeropuerto Central Ciudad Real, Logroño-Agonchillo, La Gomera, Flughafen Tenerife South-Reina Sofia, Flughafen Teneriffa Nord, and Huesca-Pirineos - Airport

Leaders of Spain
The Country dialling code of Spain is +34, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Spain is .es

Map of Spain



Languages spoken in Spain

Basque, Catalan, Galician, Occitan, Spanish

Car brands from Spain

a.d. Tramontana, Abadal, Hispano Suiza, Pegaso, Seat, and TZ

Animals native to Spain / which animals live in Spain?

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Airlines in Spain

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Cruise operators from Spain

Pullmantur Cruises

Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Spain

40 00 N, 4 00 W

Kilometers of coastline

4,964 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

499,542 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

5,240 square kilometers

Birth rate

9.98 / 1000 population

Death rate

9.81 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

37,800 sq km
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