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1 Spain

2 It is not just corrida and world’s famous vine It is much more interesting country and culture you can imagine…

3 Geography Spain is the world's 51st- largest country. With an area of 504,030 km², Spain is the second largest country in Western Europe and the European Union after France. On the west, Spain borders Portugal; on the south, it borders Gibraltar (a British overseas territory) and Morocco.

4 Metropolitan Areas Madrid ( inhabitants) Barcelona ( inhabitants) Valencia ( inhabitants) Seville ( inhabitants)

5 Official Language Spanish is spoken all over the country. But a number of regional languages have been declared co-official, along with Spanish, in the constituent communities where they are spoken: Basque (euskera) (2%) in the Basque Cuntry and Navarre; Catalan (català) (17%) in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands; Valencian (valencià), a distinct variant of Catalan, is official in the Valencian Community; Galician (galego) (7%)in Galicia.

6 Spanish cuisine Spanish cuisine consists of a great variety of dishes which stem from differences in geography, culture and climate…

7 Typical dishes Arroz Con Leche (rice pudding) Cocido (a chickpea and meat stew of sorts) Cocido Montañés typical from Cantabria Chorizo (spicy sausage) Chuletillas (grilled chops of milk-fed lamb) Gooseneck barnacles typical from Galicia Hake (fish) Fabada Asturiana (bean stew) Jamón serrano (cured ham) Paella (saffron rice) Tortilla de patatas or tortilla española (potato omelette) Turrón a type of nougat with almonds and honey, typical at Christmas Tortas de Aceite, from Seville, a sweet olive oil pastry

8 Culture Art El Greco Francisco Goya Salvador Dali Pablo Picasso Literature Miguel de Cervantes Luis Buñuel Carlos Saura CinemaMusic Manuel de Falla José Carreras Plácido Domingo

9 Architecture Some unforgettable places …

10 Awedukt in Segovia

11 Alhambra

12 Basilica del Pilar

13 Escorial

14 Segovia Cathedral

15 Generalife

16 Alcazar of Segovia

17 Spain- take the opportunity to see more If you want to find more about Spain go there and feel the spirit of this country. Wojtek Kalucki, Primary School 34, Krakow, Poland


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