* Spain is made up of 50 Provinces.
* The population of Spain is 47.27 million
Seven times the population of Indiana
* Latitude and Longitude: 40.4333° N, 3.7000° W
* Capital: Madrid
* Official Language: Spanish
* Currency: Euro
> Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula
> Spain is the fourth largest country in Europe. Its area is 194,844 square miles. Four times larger than Indiana.
> Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula.
> 45% of Spain is on the Meseta Plateau.
The Plateau isn't very flat, it is mostly hilly.
> Spain is the third highest country in Europe.
> The longest river in the Iberian Peninsula is the Tagus River,
or River Tajo, it runs across Spain.
> The River Ebro is the longest river to run across mainland Spain.
> Sierra Morena, the dark range, is a major mountain range in Spain.
It runs about 280 miles from East to West.
Imports and Exports
* Exports: Cars, Refined Petroleum, Packaged Medicines,
Vehicle Parts, Delivery Trucks
* Imports: Fuel, Food, Machinery, and Motor Cars
+ Spain has Constitutional Democracy.
+ They have a Prime Minister who is the Head of Government.
+ The Cabinet is the Council of Ministers
which is chosen by the Prime Minister.
+ The Monarchy of Spain is the Constitutional Head of State.
+ They mainly represent Spain in Ceremonial occasions.
+ The current King of Spain is Felipe IV
+ The current Prime Minister is Mariano Rajoy.
+ The Moors were medieval Muslims.
The Moors invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 711.
They came to Spain from Morocco.
They ruled Spain until 1450
+ The main religion in Spain is Roman Catholic.
+ Bull Fights are a big part of Spain's culture.
Gazpacho: A cold soup made with five vegetables and bread
Paella: A dish with fish or meat, rice, and vegetables
Tapas: A large amount of appetizers or snacks
Churros Con Chocolate: Long pastries with a thick hot chocolate
Empanadas: A meat filled pastry
Ham: Iberico and Serrano Ham dry, salt-cured hams
Tourist Attractions and
Historic Center of Cordoba
Cordoba is one of the many world heritage sites in Spain. It was built by the Moors as a Mosque or a Muslim Cathedral.
*Built in 1567 in honor of Ferdinand III
*Located in the city of Burgos
*It is an integral Gothic cathedral