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Transcript of Spain
Spanish is the official national language in Spain.
In 21 countries worldwide Spanish is the legal language.
Other languages spoken: Aranese, Basque, Catalan, and Galician
Spain is a parliamentary monarchy,
By Marissa Avila- Metz, Briana Wyer, and Nakiyia Benson
*There are 46,507,760 people in Spain
Freedom of religion is guaranteed by the Spanish Constitution.
Though there are no official religions in Spain the main religion
Other religions practiced include Islam, Judaism, Protestantism, and Hinduism.
They all have places where to conduct their rituals.
*Where: During Peace of Utrecht meeting (which established the Treaty of Utrecht, a series of individual peace treaties, rather than a single document, signed by belligerents)
Spain is a multi-party system, but since the year of 1990 they're have been two predominant parties which are the Spanish Socialist Workers Party and the Popular Party.
*There is a slightly larger amount of woman (sorry boys)
The Spanish healthcare system is ranked among the best in the world.
State healthcare is free of charge to anyone living and working in Spain
If you are not paying social security contributions, then you can choose to take out private health insurance or pay the full amount of any medical costs
In an emergency you can go straight to a hospital A&E or ER
If you want to get any other type of hospital treatment, you’ll need a referral from a doctor.
To be married in church:
1.At least one person must be Catholic
2. At least on person must have a certificate of baptism.
The Spanish Parliament voted in 2005 to legalize gay marriage
Making Spain, a predominantly Catholic country, the first nation to do this.
Spain is the second biggest foreign investor, following the United states.
Classified as high income and among the countries of very high human development
Employment is a longtime weakness of the country.
The unemployment rate is 26%
Since Spain lacks resources they have to import all its fossil fuels
From simple cave drawings to the vibrant, kaleidoscopic images art continues to flourish in Spain
Discover paintings, along with sculptures, fresco's, murals and other art forms within Spain’s museums, galleries and private collections
The country’s palaces, cathedrals and mosques embody artistic significance
Felipe VI , is the head of the spanish state.
To what extent do the cultural, social, and political systems do Spain meet the needs of its population?
The Spanish Armed Forces are a modern military force charged with defending the Kingdom's integrity and sovereignty.
They consist of the Army, Navy and Air Force.
*Spain is located in the south west of Europe
*Occupies most part of the Iberian Peninsula
*Bordered by water bodies such as the Mediterranean Sea, strait of Gibraltar and Bay of Biscay
After primary school in Spain students must continue on to Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) which generally lasts from age 12-16. Spanish secondary education is divided into two cycles lasting two years each
First Cycle (6 to 8 years of age)
Second Cycle (8 to 10 years of age)
Third Cycle (10 to 12 years of age)
64.1% of work is services, 30.1% is manufacturing, mining, and construction, and 5.3% is agriculture
In 1997 there was a 22% unemployment rate but dropped to just a 10.1% in 2005
Discrimination against union activity is illegal
There is a freedom to form a union and the right to strike.
$680 monthly wage in an average of 40 hour work week with 36 mandated hours
There are 354 public hospitals, 149 private hospitals, and 312 private business hospitals. The public health sector contracts a significant number of beds from both types of private hospitals. There is an estimated 320 physicians, 362 nurses, 43 dentists, 77 pharmacists per 100,000 people
It is estimated that nearly all students complete their primary education. The student-to-teacher ratio for primary school was at about 14:
*Internet users: 33.9 million users, 19th in the world; 72.0% of the population, 45th in the world.
*Fixed broadband: 11.4 million subscriptions, 13th in the world; 24.3% of the population, 37th in the world.
*Mobile broadband: 25.0 million subscriptions, 13th in the world; 53.2% of the population, 24th in the world.
*Internet hosts: 4.2 million hosts, 26th in the world
* Majority of Spain's population are Indian decendents
: PoliticaL SYSTEM
Spanish Currency: Euro
Street Art Utopia
Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
The Political System of Spain meets the needs of the population by providing a strong government and a protective military.
The majority of rights which can be classified as having a negative status belong to Division 1 of Chapter 2 of the Spanish Constitution
Spain number one concern in civil rights is aiming to prevent governmental violation of day-to-day life.