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The famous Spaniards – part 1

The rich warmth and personality of the Spanish people has produced some strong, creative and effervescent people who have become well known around the world. The Spanish have always been strong in the creative arts and there are few who are greater known in the world of art than Pablo[…]

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The Economy of Spain

The economy of Spain, according to GDP figures, is the 14th largest in the world. It is ranked 5th in Europe and throughout the country’s history it has had a reputation of trading with rest of the world. The 21st century has seen Spain going through different periods of economic[…]

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Tourism in Spain

Spain has played a major role in growth tourism in Western Europe. The country is versatile is several different types of holiday in a relatively small geographical space. This is reflected by the fact that tourism is the third largest industry in the country, and Spain has the second largest[…]

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Spanish Cuisine

Spanish cuisine is influenced by the rich produce that is grown within the country. The Mediterranean climate plus rich alluvial soils, annually produces a wide variety of agricultural produce from which local chefs have managed to produced a number of different regional and national dishes. The geographical location of the[…]

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The sportsman of Spain

Spain is famed for its football and since the start of the new millennium the National side has possessed one of the strongest sides in the world. In 2008 and 2012 the team won the European Championships and in 2010 they were crowned world champions after beating the Netherlands 1-0[…]

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The Cities of Spain – part 2

Valencia is situated on the east coast facing the Mediterranean Sea roughly 350 kilometers miles south from Barcelona. The population of the city is 800,000 and is the 3rd largest city in the country. It was originally founded as a Roman Colony in 138 BC and the city was invaded[…]

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The Cities of Spain – part 1

Spain has some of the most beautiful cities in the world, and in Madrid they have one of the highest capital cities in Europe. Its population of 3.1 million makes it the 3rd highest populated city in Europe, and it covers an area of 605 square kilometers. Madrid lies in[…]

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The Geography of Spain

Spain lies between latitudes 36 and 46 degrees north and longitudes 19 degrees east and 5 degrees west. The land sits between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea and the sunny climate has made it a popular place to visit for people looking for sun and sand. The area[…]

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The History of Spain

Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula in South West Europe. The country is bordered to the North by France and Andorra, to the east by the Mediterranean Sea, to the south with African and to the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. The country has an area of[…]

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