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About Spain

Kingdom of Spain
Reino de España

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Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, France and Portugal.

 

Population: 50 million

 

Nationality: Spaniard (noun), Spanish (adjective)


Known for

Architecture

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Spain is known for its beautiful architecture that combines Gothic, Moorish, and Baroque styles.

Art

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Spain has been home to a number of very important and influential artists, including Pablo Picasso,

Salvador Dalí, and El Greco.

Beaches

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Beaches along the south of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea are a popular vacation destination in Europe.

Bullfighting

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Spanish bullfighting is a physical contest in which a matador attempts to subdue or kills a bull.

Cuisine

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Paella is a popular Spanish rice dish with shellfish. Tapas is a style of eating appetizers and snacks that has become popular all over the world.

Dance

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Flamenco is a folkloric dance and music style from southern Spain.

Music

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Spain is home to many music styles, but is especially well-known for flamenco and Spanish classical guitar.

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Spain Travel

Destination Spain

Introducing Spain

Kids Try Spanish Food

Spanish Food - DELICIOUS TAPAS at Barcelona's Boqueria Market! (Americans Try Spanish Food)

Spanish Culture

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