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Southwestern European Nation (Kingdom)

  • Spain is a country located in South Western Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
  • Madrid is its largest and the capital city.
  • Spain has over 8,000km of beaches.
  • Soccer (Football is their favorite sport.
  • The average life expectancy in the country is 79.
  • Spain is 5 times bigger than the UK with only two thirds of its population.
  • 94% of the people in Spain are Roman Catholic.
  • Accepting a second serving is one of the best ways to show appreciation to the cook.
  • Bullfighting is considered an art as well as a sport and popular attraction.
  • Having breakfast at home is not common.
  • It produces 45.5% of the world's Olive Oil.
  • It is the only country in Europe that produces Bananas.
  • It has the highest number of bars, restaurants and coffee shops in the European Union, around 350,000.
  • Taxi's in Spain are easily identified by the green light on the roof.
  • In Spain, The King of Spain nominates a candidate for presidency.
  • Tipping is not so popular in Spain, you can leave a few coins and they are happy.
  • Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro are famous artists from Spain.
  • Nearly three-quarters of the world's Saffron is grown in the country.
  • Though Spain is more famous for its Red Wine than White, the majority of its vineyards have white grapes.
  • It is one of the top five importers of Scotch whiskey in the world.
  • In theory, nudity is legal anywhere in the country.
  • Same-sex marriage is legal.

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