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Spain

  1. 1. By: Kayla Nefedov Take a Tour to Spain Spain
  2. 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
  3. 4. Geography <ul><li>The total area in Spain is 194,897 square miles. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the second largest country in Western Europe and the European Union. </li></ul>Back
  4. 5. Geography 2 <ul><li>The Terrain is large, flat to dissected plateau surrounded by rugged hills. </li></ul><ul><li>There Natural Resources are….. </li></ul><ul><li>coal, lignite, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, tungsten, mercury, pyrites, magnesite, fluorspar, gypsum, sepiolite, kaolin, potash, hydropower,they have arable land too. </li></ul>Back
  5. 6. Geography 3 <ul><li>Spain occupies about 85 percent of the Iberian Peninsula and is surrounded by water for about 88 percent of its periphery. </li></ul>Back
  6. 7. People <ul><li>The population in Spain is 40,525,002 people. </li></ul><ul><li>In Madrid the capital there is 5,130,000 people in the metro area. </li></ul><ul><li>Barcelona , has 1,528,800 people because of it’s tourism. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>Back
  7. 8. People 2 <ul><li>The head of the state is King Julian Carlos. </li></ul><ul><li>The prime minister is Jose Luis’ Rodriguez Zapatero. </li></ul>Back
  8. 9. People 3 <ul><li>The language that the people speak are Castilian Spanish which is the official language. It also is the second most spoken language. </li></ul>Back
  9. 10. Religion <ul><li>The chief religion is Roman Catholic which is 94%. </li></ul>Back
  10. 11. Economy <ul><li>The budget that Spain makes is 17.5 billion dollars. </li></ul><ul><li>Finance dollars is Euro’s .68 is equal to $1.00 in U.S.A. </li></ul><ul><li>The government type is a constitutional monarchy. </li></ul><ul><li>The economy industries </li></ul>Back
  11. 12. Traditions <ul><li>In 2004 Barcelona declared itself an anti-bullfighting city , because of the bulls death. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>Back
  12. 13. Fun Fact <ul><li>Spain has the world’s biggest food fight ever 30,000 people throw tomato’s all around Spain! </li></ul>Back
  13. 14. Holidays <ul><li>Spain has many of the same holidays as us. </li></ul><ul><li>One of there unique holidays is on October 31 it’s called the Day of the Dead where they commemorate there dead loved ones </li></ul>Back
  14. 15. Holidays 2 Back Holiday: Date: Day of the Dead October 31 Feliz’ Navidad’ December 25 La Tomatina August Dia de Santiago July 25
  15. 16. Formula 1 <ul><li>They also have a sport called Formula 1. It’s basically drag racing. </li></ul>Back
  16. 17. Football <ul><li>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. </li></ul>Back
  17. 18. Bullfighting <ul><li>Bullfighting is one of the best loved, and a national sport. </li></ul><ul><li>origins back to 711 A.D </li></ul><ul><li>People watching it adds up to about 1 million every year </li></ul>Back
  18. 19. Current Issues <ul><li>Like many other places a current issue is unemployment. </li></ul>Back
  19. 20. Famous Food <ul><li>They have lot’s of traditional dishes such as Basque cake a easy to make dessert. </li></ul>Back
  20. 21. Festivals <ul><li>Spain has the world’s biggest food fight ever 30,000 people throw tomato’s all around Spain!, Called La Tomatina. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebration of the patron Saint of Spain. Fireworks, parades, televised mass, and it’s a National holiday. It’s called Dia de Santiago </li></ul>
  21. 22. Education <ul><li>They have 6 hours of school like us, and go to school 5 days of the week. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Alphabet <ul><li>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 </li></ul>

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