Spain

By: Lorin O'Rear

The Country

Spain is located on the continent of Europe and is home to 47.27 million citizens. Many of those people speak the national language Spanish

Currency

The euro (sign: ; code: EUR) is the currency used by the Institutions of the European Union and is the official currency of the eurozone, which consists of 18 of the 28 member states of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus,Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg,Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. It calculates to 1.36$ is US money.

Climate

Sports & Olympic Games

Best Sports/ Events: Alpine Skiing

Number of Olympians: 21
Number of Medals Won Summer: 131 Gold, Silver, and BronzeWinter: 2 Gold, Silver, and Bronze
One Famous Olympic Athlete
Francisco Fernández Ochoa won gold (the only gold Spain has in the Winter Olympics) in Alpine Skiing at the 1972 Sapporo Games in Japan.

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