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It is not just corrida and world’s famous vine It is much more interesting country and culture you can imagine…
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.
Metropolitan Areas Madrid ( inhabitants) Barcelona ( inhabitants) Valencia ( inhabitants) Seville ( inhabitants)
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.
Spanish cuisine Spanish cuisine consists of a great variety of dishes which stem from differences in geography, culture and climate…
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
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
Architecture Some unforgettable places …
Awedukt in Segovia
Basilica del Pilar
Alcazar of Segovia
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