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  • Spain is in the South West of Europe
  • Spain is a peninsula, it is almost Surrounded by water, East: Mediterranean sea North: Cantabric sea West: Athlantic Ocean
  • There are 17 Autonomous Comunities And 2 Cities with Self-government: Ceuta and Melilla
  • BASQUE CATALAN GALICIAN SPANISH
  • ● Capital: MADRID ● Population: 47.270.000 ● Currency: EURO ● Government: Parliamentary Monarchy ● King: JUAN CARLOS I ● Queen: SOFÍA
  • Spanish history is a cultural mixture. Many people from different countries and Cultures have lived here: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Tribes of Northern Europe, Jews, Arabs... So Spanish culture is the result of a longtime Cultural exchange.
  • 800 years of Arabic Culture ● Arabs lived 8 Centuries in Spain, and they left an important cultural inheritance. You can notice that in our art and science, but most of all in our language.
  • SPANISH IN AMERICA In 1.492 Cistoforus Columbus discovered America. The Spanish Queen, Isabel I, paid the expenses of this journey.
  • As a result of this discovery and colonization, Spanish Language is spoken in many places around the world. Together with English and Chinese, Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world.
  • MAP OF SPANISH LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD
  • GASTRONOMY Spanish food has been influenced by all the cultures That lived here
  • PAELLA
  • GAZPACHO POTATO OMELETTE
  • And we allways eat with bread... normally white
  • ART
  • We have many important painters Well known all over the World
  • DIEGO VELÁZQUEZ ● Las Meninas
  • PABLO PICASSO ● Las señoritas de Avignon
  • SALVADOR DALÍ
  • LITERATURE
  • MIGUEL DE CERVANTES His magnum opus, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern European novel.
  • OUR WRITERS WITH NOBEL PRIZE Vicente Aleixandre Jacinto Benavente Camilo José Cela José de Echegaray Juan Ramón Jiménez Mario Vargas Llosa
  • SPORT
  • TENNIS Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer are number 1 and 3 at the ATP ranking
  • F1 FERNANDO ALONSO was the World Champion in 2005 and 2006 and Second Place in 2010 and 2012
  • MOTO GP PEDROSA We don't want to show off... but we are simply the best!!!! LORENZO MÁRQUEZ
  • AND, WELL, MAYBE WE ARE NOT VERY GOOD AT EUROVISION CONTEST
  • BUT WE ARE THE CURRENT FOOTBALL WORLD CHAMPIONS, AND THAT'S WHAT MATTERS