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  • 1. By: Kayla Nefedov Take a Tour to Spain Spain
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  • 3. Where Do You Want to Go? Click Here to EXIT Geography Geography 2 Geography 3 People People 2 Religion Economy People 3 Traditions Fun Fact Holidays Holidays 2 Formula 1 Football Bullfighting Current Issues Famous Food Festivals Education
  • 4. Geography
    • The total area in Spain is 194,897 square miles.
    • It is the second largest country in Western Europe and the European Union.
  • 5. Geography 2
    • The Terrain is large, flat to dissected plateau surrounded by rugged hills.
    • There Natural Resources are…..
    • coal, lignite, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, tungsten, mercury, pyrites, magnesite, fluorspar, gypsum, sepiolite, kaolin, potash, hydropower,they have arable land too.
  • 6. Geography 3
    • Spain occupies about 85 percent of the Iberian Peninsula and is surrounded by water for about 88 percent of its periphery.
    • The Mediterranean, the pacific, and the Contrarian sea all border Spain.
  • 7. People
    • The population in Spain is 40,525,002 people.
    • In Madrid the capital there is 5,130,000 people in the metro area.
    • Barcelona , has 1,528,800 people because of it’s tourism.
    • Life expectations for women are about 83 years old. Men live to be about 76. The births and deaths occur about every 1,000 people.
  • 8. People 2
    • The head of the state is King Julian Carlos.
    • The prime minister is Jose Luis’ Rodriguez Zapatero.
  • 9. People 3
    • The language that the people speak are Castilian Spanish which is the official language. It also is the second most spoken language.
  • 10. Religion
    • The chief religion is Roman Catholic which is 94%.
    • The percentage for Muslims is growing.
  • 11. Economy
    • The budget that Spain makes is 17.5 billion dollars.
    • Finance dollars is Euro’s .68 is equal to $1.00 in U.S.A.
    • The government type is a constitutional monarchy.
    • There are lot’s of economy industries.
  • 12. Traditions
    • In 2004 Barcelona declared itself an anti-bullfighting city , because of the bulls death.
    • A myth in 1628 has it that a lizard of Jaen eats the local village people if they go to the local fountains. So every year they celebrate the knight who scared it away.
  • 13. Fun Fact
    • Hot Chocolate in Spain is served very thick and very chocolaty – almost like warm pudding!
    • Spain has over 8,000 kilometers of beaches.
  • 14. Holidays
    • Spain has many of the same holidays as us.
    • One of there unique holidays is on October 31 it’s called the Day of the Dead where they commemorate there dead loved ones
  • 15. Holidays 2 Back Holiday: Date: Day of the Dead October 31 Feliz’ Navidad’ December 25 La Tomatina August Dia de Santiago July 25
  • 16. Formula 1
    • They also have a sport called Formula 1. It’s basically drag racing.
    • It’s a dangerous sport it’s just as bad as bull fighting.
  • 17. Football
    • Football is more than just a sport for the Spanish people it’s {a way of life} as some say. Football is not the American sport that you think of it’s like soccer here, but “football” there.
  • 18. Bullfighting
    • Bullfighting is one of the best loved, and a national sport.
    • origins back to 711 A.D
    • People watching- it adds up to about 1 million every year
  • 19. Current Issues
    • Like many other places a current issue is unemployment.
    • They have laws that they want to have just like us.
  • 20. Famous Food
    • They have lot’s of traditional dishes such as Basque cake a easy to make dessert.
    • Flan is like a rice pudding and crembule, but without the rice.
  • 21. Festivals
    • Spain has the world’s biggest food fight ever 30,000 people throw tomato’s all around Spain!, it’s called La Tomatina.
    • Celebration of the patron Saint of Spain. Fireworks, parades, televised mass, and it’s a National holiday. It’s called Dia de Santiago
  • 22. Education
    • They have 6 hours of school like us, and go to school 5 days of the week.
    • There classes are based on there age
    • Pre-school - 3 to 5 years of age
    • Primary School - six years of schooling - 6 to 11 years of age
    • Compulsory Secondary Education four years of schooling - 12 to 15 years of age
    • Post-Compulsory Schooling two years of schooling - 16 and 17 years of age
  • 23. Alphabet
    • A: a, B: be, C: ce, CH: che, D: de, E: e, F: efe, G: ge, H:hache, I:I, J:jota, K:kay, L:ele,LL:elle,M:eme, N:ene, N:ene, O:o, P:pe, Q:cu, R:ere, S:ese, T:te, U:u V:ve, W:uve doble, X:equis, Y:I griega, Z:zeta
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  • 24. That’s the End of the Tour!!! Exit