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Spain by e.j.

  1. 1. Capital:Madrid
  2. 2. Demographic Information Official Name: Espana Location: Southwest Europe Languages: Spanish, Catalan, Galic ian, and Basque Population: 47,042,984 Life Expectancy: 81.27 years
  3. 3.  Spain is a democratic constitutional monarchy with a National Parliament Prime Minister: Mariano Rajoy Head of State: King Juan Carlos I 350 Total seats in Parliament
  4. 4.  Took place between 1936 and 1939 Started when conservative groups in Spain revolted against the new Republican government The Nationalists were led by General Francisco Franco and other conservatives The Nationalists won the war in the end All of the Nationalist supporting groups became one state party
  5. 5.  Currency: Euro Labor Force: 23.1 million Population Below Poverty Line: 19.8% Exports: $309.6 billion Imports: $364.9 billion GDP: $1.432 trillion
  6. 6.  2 basic ingredients: olive oil and garlic Seafood, including baby eels, shrimp, and octopi Chicken is very popular in Spanish dishes Eggs are eaten daily
  7. 7.  Madrid is home to the Spanish Royal family and the Spanish Government  It is surrounded by natural parks and mountains  It is connected to all major Spanish cities by road, train, and air  It is the biggest city in Spain  Population: about 3.5 millionhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7_lIO7_VEY
  8. 8.  Picasso and his paintings Francisco de Goya was another famous Spanish painter Cervantes novel, “Don Quixote” Early arts contained: modernism, Dadaism, cubism, and surrealismContribution to the Arts
  9. 9.  Spain’s customs were influenced by pre- Roman cultures of the Celts and the Iberians Most important holiday: “Semana Santa” (Holy Week) Soccer and Bullfighting are popular sports A lot of Spanish culture is linked to the Flamenco dance style
  10. 10. El Endo(the end)
  11. 11.  www.wikipeda.org www.telegraph.co.uk www.nationmaster.com www.intercarto.com www.populstat.info www.indexmundi.com www.fco.gov.uk www.spanishvilla.com www.almerimarlife.com www.cia.gov www.financespain.com www.marketthoughts.com www.spanishfood.about.com www.nosaladasameal.com www.tasteofhome.com www.gostudyspain.es www.celtictours.com www.destination360.com www.spainthenandnow.com www.tumblr.com www.alposters.com www.funderberg.com www.spanish-living.com www.my-spanish-dictionary.com www.catavino.net www.latindancehistory.wordpress.com

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