By Maya Morris
España is a country located in Europe. It neighbors France, Algeria, Portugal, Andorra, and Morocco. Here are some basic facts about España:
Population- 47.27 million
Size- 195,364 sq miles
National Language- Spanish
Famous Locations in España
Beach of La Concha- a pretty beach in España
The Royal Palace of Madrid-the official residence of the Español royal family
Santiago de Compostela Cathedral- one of the finest Romanesque churches in Spain
Climate and Geography
Different parts of España have different climates. The northern area is cool and humid year-round, the central area is cold in the winter and hot in the summer, and the southern region has a Mediterranean climate.
Most of España has flat plains that surround rugged hills. The Pyrenees Mountains are located in northeastern España. España has islands in various locations, and territory in the neighboring country Morocco.
Popular Food and Drink in España
Cochinillo Asado- roast suckling pig
Paella- a rice dish with seafood
Famous People From España
There are several people that you might not have known that come from España. Fernando Torres, Xavi, Gerard Pique, and Iker Casillas are Español soccer players. Antonio Banderas is a movie actor in many popular movies. Pablo Picasso is a famous artist that originated in España, and did the painting below.
Popular Phrases in España
vale- ok, yes
de eso, nada- no way
ide puta madrel- Great! Excellent!
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