Presentation on theme: "Reino de España- Kingdom of Spain is a country located in Southern Europe, with two small exclaves in North Africa (both bordering Morocco)."— Presentation transcript:
Reino de España- Kingdom of Spain is a country located in Southern Europe, with two small exclaves in North Africa (both bordering Morocco).
Reino de España- Kingdom of Spain Area: 505,992 km² Population: 44,708,964 Density: 88,39/km² Languages: Official: Castilian (Spanish) Co-official: Catalan, Basque, Galician Unofficial: Asturian, Aragonese, Aranese (dialect of Occitan), Valencian Dialect: Murcian, Andaluz
Guadiana River Bridge over river Guadiana
Coast of Cantabria
The Balearic islands
The Canary Islands
The most densely populated metropolitan regions Madrid: 5,946,572 Barcelona: 5,315,758 Valencia: 1,623,724 Sevilla: 1,317,098 Málaga: 1,074,074 Bilbao: 946,829
Palacio Real de Madrid
The Cathedral of Valencia
The Hemispheric at the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències
The internationally acclaimed Guggenheim Museum
National Holidays in Spain Jan 1st Año Nuevo (New Year's Day) Jan 6th Dia de los tres Reyes (12th night, when Christmas presents are given) Mar 19th San Jose (Father's Day) Viernes Santo (Good Friday) Dia de Pascua (Easter Sunday) May 1st Dia del Trabajo (Labour Day) Jun 24th San Juan (St.John's Day) (mid June) Corpus Christi Jun 29th San Pedro y San Pablo (St.Peter & St.Paul) Jul 25th Santiago (St.James, patron saint of Spain) Aug 15th Asuncion (Assumption) Oct 12th Dia de la Hispanidad (Columbus Day) Nov 1st Todos los Santos (All Saints Day) Dec 6thDia de la Constitucion (Constitution Day) Dec 8th Immaculada Concepcion (Immaculate Conception) Dec 25th Navidad (Christmas Day)
Three Kings Day (Los Reyes)
Traditional Music and Dance in Spain Instruments in traditional Spanish music castanets tambourines guitar
Ball de bastons
Spanishfood Spanish food Tapas Tapas is the name for a wide variety of appetizers in Spanish cuisine. Paella Paella is a rice dish, eaten especially on Sundays and at Fiestas usually at the midday meal, not in the evening.
Mariscos Mariscos (shellfish) is the collective term used to describe clams, mussels, oysters, squid, scallop, shrimp, lobster, crayfish, and crab. Tortilla de patatas Tortilla de patatas is sometimes called tortilla Espanola (Spanish omelet) to differentiate it from the dish commonly known as tortilla francesa (French omelet) or just tortilla, which is made only with eggs.