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Awesome Spain

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SPAIN QUICK FACTS Spain was found
in 1492 - - Capital of Spain is
Madrid - For money Spain uses
euro - Spain imports oil and cars - Spain exports olive oil, other
agricultural products The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia is is an opera house and cultural centre in Valencia, Spain. The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia is is an opera house and cultural centre in Valencia, Spain. The theatre opened on 8 October 2005 The theatre opened on 8 October 2005 - Spain won the 2010 fifa
world cup Picture of the flag Currency Capital of
spain MADRID The coat arm
on the flag The coat arm
on the flag The pyrenees mountain are a feature of north eastern spain - Spain has a coat of arm on the
flag The coat of arm By: Devansh Bullfighting Spain Spain Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family Basilica and Expiatory Church of the
HolyFamily - 2010 population is about
46,030,109 The national anthem of spain
is marcha real The Plaza de Cibeles is a square with a neo-classical
complex of marble sculptures with fountains that has
become an iconic symbol for the city of Madrid. National Anthem
of Spain QUICK
FACTS - Flamenco is a Spanish genre
of music and dance which
originated in Andalusia in the
18th century, which has as its
foundation Andalusian music
and dance and, in whose
creation and evolution, ethnic
Gypsies from Andalucian
played an essential part. Olive oil is an oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Lope de Aguirre (c. 1510 – 27 October 1561) was a Basque Spanish conquistador in South America. Nicknamed El Loco, 'the Madman', Aguirre is best known for his final expedition, down the Amazon river, in search of the mythical El Dorado. At the beginning he was a minor official of the expedition, but he mutinied and gained control of it, and then rebelled against and defied the Spanish monarch Philip II. Aguirre was defeated and slain. From then on, he was considered a paradigm of cruelty and treachery in colonial Spanish America,[1][2] and has become an antihero in literature, cinema and other arts.[3] - Thanks for watching Three horizontal bands of red (top), yellow (center double width), and red (bottom)

The national coat of arms on the hoist side of the yellow band

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Spanish flag represent the following:

Yellow - a symbol of generosity

Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

The basic style shown in the picture of the Spanish flag is described as Emblem - reflecting the design of the flag pattern - In spain soccer is called football - Spain is one of the world's leading countries in the development and production of renewable energy. Spain's capitalist mixed economy is the twelfth largest worldwide and the fifth largest in the European Union, as well as the Eurozone's fourth largest. Spain is also the third largest world investor.[76] - - In spain people drive their car
on the right side The Spanish coat of arms symbolizes the country, the old kingdoms of Spain, the Royal Crown, the Imperial Crown, the Constitutional monarchy, the Spanish national motto: Plus Ultra, and the Pillars of Hercules with the Spanish geographic situation. - -Government Parliamentary democracy
and constitutional
monarchy

- King juan Carlos I
- Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez
Zapatero (PSOE) Foot ball - Spain is divided into 50 provinces - Spain is the 52 largest country
taking up 0.34% of the earth. - The motto of Spain is plus ultra
meaning further beyond. 1. La Coruña
2. Lugo
3. Asturias (Oviedo)
4. Cantabria (Santander)
5. Vizcaya (Bilbao)
6. Guipúzcoa (San Sebastián)
7. Navarra (Pamplona)
8. Huesca
9. Lleida
10. Girona
11. Barcelona
12. Tarragona
13. Zaragoza
14. La Rioja (Logroño)
15. Álava (Vitoria-Gasteiz)
16. Burgos21. Zamora
22. Valladolid
23. Segovia
24. Soria
25. Salamanca
26. Avila
27. Madrid
28. Guadalajara
29. Teruel
30. Castellón
17. Palencia
18. León
19. Orense
20. Pontevedra
21. Zamora
22. Valladolid
23. Segovia
24. Soria
25. Salamanca
26. Avila
27. Madrid
28. Guadalajara
29. Teruel
30. Castellón
31. Valencia
32. Cuenca
33. Toledo
34. Cáceres
35. Badajoz
36. Ciudad Real
37. Albacete
38. Alicante
39. Murica
41. Granada
42. Jaén
43. Córdoba
44. Málaga
45. Cádiz
46. Sevilla
47. Huelva
48. Islas Baleares (Palma de Mallorca)
49. Santa Cruz de Tenerife
50. Las Palmas de Gran Canariarcia one of the Spanish people who travelled to America in the 16th century and took control of Mexico and Peru Bullfighting is the most traditional of Spanish Fiestas. The Spanish people consider them art forms which are intimately linked with their country’s history, art and culture. It is said that the total number of people watching bullfights in Spain reaches one million every year.
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