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Last update : 20 december 2016


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Capital : Madrid
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  Euro
Population : 46 812 000
Area : 505 992 km2

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Spain facts

1. The country joined the European Union on 1 January 1986.
2. The population density is 94 people/km2.
3. This country is 2,1 times higher than United Kingdom.
4. The main religion is Catholicism – 73 %.
5. The longest river is the Ebro, 930 km.
6. Full name of the country – Kingdom of Spain.
7. Political system, parliamentary monarchy.
8. Ethnic groups: 89.9% Spanish, 10.1% others.
9. The highest peak is Pico de Teide – 3 718 m above sea level.
10. The motto of the country – “Further Beyond”.




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11. Spain name derives from the word Ispani, which means land of rabbits.

12. Spanish is the world’s second most common mother tongue (it says 328 million people in 44 countries).

13. Spaniards have the largest number of bars from all countries of the European Union (1 bar to 129 people).

14. Spain did not participate in the first and second world war.

15. In this country there are more than 8 000 km of beaches.

16. Spaniards invented the mop and beret.

17. It produced there 44% of the world’s oil.

18. Spaniards have more cars than mobile phones.

19. It is the only country in Europe that produces bananas.

20. Ibiza tourists spend about 1.43 billion euros a year.

21. Taxis in Spain are marked with a green light on the roof.

22. Playing the lottery is a national hobby.

Author: Turyst

23. Nudity is completely legal. There are many nudist beaches.

24. Some types of soups are served cold.

25. Spain is still a monarchy.

26. Spain was the only country in Western Europe conquered and controlled by Muslims.

Author: Turyst

27. The country is the largest in Europe species of mammals, reptiles and birds.

28. About 50 percent of young people aged under 25 is unemployed.

29. Madrid is the most green capital of Europe.

30. In Barcelona there is a church, which is under construction for more than 100 years.

Author: MR


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