Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Quick Facts about Spain

Spain now attracts an increasing number of tourists from around the world. And it is not surprising, since Spain is the birthplace of flamenco and bullfighting, and can offer many opportunities for an unforgettable vacation. The country is famous for the unique creations of Gaudi in Barcelona, ​​Gunton, magnificent Mediterranean resorts, the Atlantic Ocean and the Canary Islands.
Spain, which is the fourth largest country in Europe, located in southwestern Europe. Capital - Madrid. Spain occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula. The country occupies 4/5 territory of the Iberian Peninsula. Also in Spain belong to the Canary and Balearic islands total area of ​​504,782 km ². The total area of ​​504.8 square kilometers of Spain
The country shares borders with Portugal in the west of the Iberian Peninsula, the British possession of Gibraltar in the south of the Iberian Peninsula to Morocco in northern Africa (Ceuta and Melilla poluanklavy), as well as with France and Andorra to the north. Spain is washed by the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, which opens up great opportunities for tourists.
The population of Spain - about 46 million people. Official language - Castilian. The main religion - Catholicism.

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