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Spain "The magnificent country"

Our main aim in this presentation is to give you some information about spanish culture, geography, historical places, islands,....etc.

Mohamed Hamed

on 10 August 2010

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Transcript of Spain "The magnificent country"

Well, what are we going to talk about ???!!! Overview Islands Barcelona Culture Population Geography Overview Languages Capital Climate Currency Spanish is spoken allover the country
It's the only official language
but there is number of regional languages like:
Basque: 2% in basque country and Navarre
Catlan: 17% in Catalonia, balearic islands and valencia
Galician: 7% in Galicia
46,000,000 Madrid Continental climate: cold, snow, and relatively dry winters and warm to hot summers.
Mediterranean: warm to hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters.
Oceanic climate: moderately cool summers and comparatively warm winters.
Semi-arid Mediterranean climate: mild winters and warm to hot summers.
The rain in Spain does not fall mainly in the plain. It falls mainly in the northern mountains
Spain Georgraphy:

504,782 km2

Spain is the world's 51st-largest country.

The Teide (Tenerife, Canary Islands) is the highest peak of Spain and the third largest volcano in the world from its base.

Spain also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and a number of uninhabited islands on the Mediterranean

West: Portugal

South: Mediterranean andMorocco

Northeast: France and Andorra

504,782 km2

Spain is the world's 51st-largest country.

The Teide (Tenerife, Canary Islands) is the highest peak of Spain and the third largest volcano in the world from its base.

Spain also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and a number of uninhabited islands in the Mediterranean

West: Portugal

South: Mediterranean and Morocco

Northeast: France and Andorra
España Madrid
About Madrid:

Madrid is the capital and largest city in Spain.

The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million.

The city is located in the center of the country

Madrid has the 4th largest GDP in Europe amounting 230 billion euro.

Madrid is the 10th most livable city in the world.

Where can you go in Madrid??!!! 1) Prado Museum:

The Prado Museum’s permanent collection is one of the largest in the world. It consists of about 9,000 paintings, 5,000 drawings, 2,000 prints, 1,000 coins and medals, and approximately 2,000 decorative objects.
2) Plaza de Cibeles:

Plaza de Cibeles is possibly the most beautiful square of the many grand squares in Madrid

At its center is the Fuente de la Cibeles

This fountain, named after Cibele (or Ceres), roman goddess of nature, is seen as one of Madrid's most important symbols.
3) Parque del retiro:

The Parque del Buen Retiro is the most popular park in Madrid. It can get crowded during weekends when many Madrilenian families go for a stroll in the park and street musicians, sidewalk painters, fortune tellers, jugglers and street performers animate the crowd.
4) Warner bros park:

The park opened on April 5, 2002

The Warner Bros Park in Madrid is one of the most visited theme parks in Europe.

This wonderful park offers visitors all sorts of attractions, restaurants, performances, shops, ... everything you need to spend an unforgettable day with both the family and with friends. And with the company of the characters from Warner Bros!
5) Santiago bernabeu:

home of the 20th century best club

Capacity: 80400

What does the stadium offers ???!!!
6) Royal Palace:

The Palacio Real or Royal Palace is the largest and certainly one of the most impressive palaces in Europe.

It has more than 2000 luxuriously decorated rooms, 50 of which can be visited.
Cutlture Bull fighting Flamenco Events Sports Architecture La Tomatina

Bull running
Handball Tennis Barcelona Pavilion Campo Volantin Footbridge Casa Batllo Casa Mila Madrid Islands:
Balearic Islands
Canary Islands *About balearic islands
*Major Islands
2)Major Islands
gran canaria
3)What can you do there? 1.La sagrada familia:
Most popular tourist attraction in Barcelona and only cathedral in the world still under construction
First stone was laid back in 1882 and it is expected to be finished in 2025
3.Picasso museum:
The museum doesn't have any of his most famous paintings but any sketches and lesser known works
1000 items of his early work which his family had been
547 items Picasso had previously given to Barcelona
Ceramic Pieces (vases-dishes-plates)
School books, academic pieces and paintings of Barcelona
Barcelona info:

Barcelona is the capital and the most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia

The second largest city in Spain, after Madrid

Population = 1,621,537

Land area = 101.4 km2

It is the sixth-most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Ruhr area, Madrid and Milan.

Barcelona enjoys a Mediterranean climate.
What happens during bullfights
What is flamenco
Forms of flamenco
Styles of flamenco
Barcelona Balearic islands Majora:

Largest and most commercial balearic island

Mallorca caves

Majorca Ibiza Ibiza:

Wild night life, best nightclubs found in the whole world
Ibiza has also has amazing beaches with white sands and clear blue waters
Outdoor activities and water sports The Balearic Islands are located off the eastern Spanish coast between the France and north Africa. They comprise of three major islands; Ibiza, Majorca and Minorca Canary islands The Canary Islands of Spain are situated off the Atlantic Coast of Africa, and are seven isles: Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Gomera, La Palma, and El Hierro.
The Island of Tenerife is the biggest of the Canary Islands
The island measures 2000 kms2
It is the highest point in Spain with the Teide Mountain peak being 3,718 meters in height,
The island has one of the most important National parks in Spain, being that of El Teide
It's climate is different then most places as it has a series of microclimates causing the weather to be different around the island
Tenerife 2.Barcelona football club museum:
The first room in the museum is a dark room with a long table with a touch screen where you can see famous goals , games and highlights throughout the history of Barcelona

Infront of video wall there are number of tiny digital photo frame for every player represented the club in its 101 year history

Recommended items you cant miss :
boots of great players(puyol,cruyy)
T shirts of old glories of the club (maradona ,ronaldo,romario)

Trophy gallery where all football, basketball teams won throughout their history
5.Tibidabo hill:
Visiting it is a great thing for kids as there is amusement park at the 512 m up
Also at the top there are church , casinos , restaurants
You can reach the top using varity of transport means cars, buses,vintage trams and mountain railway.
4.Magic fountain :
A display of colour, light, motion, music and water acrobatics
If you mix all these elements together you end up with pure magic
Gran Canaria
Gran Canari:
Gran Canaria is the second most populous island of the Canary Islands after Tenerife.
The island measures 1560 kms2
Things you may do there:
Ocean Park
Cocodrilo Park
and of course water sports

Football Peseta was used till 2002 then euro is used instead Politics

The political organization of Spain can be described by the word the Spanish themselves favor : "organic".

Spain is a monarchy, which was restored after the death of dictator General Franco in 1975.

The present monarch, King Juan Carlos I

Though José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is president of the government but Prime Minister of the country
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