Spain

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Spain

The flag is made up of three horizontal bands of red(top), yellow(double width) with the national coat of arms on the yellow band and red(bottom). The coat of arms is quatered to display the emblems of the traditional kingdoms of Spain (clockwise from upper left, Castile, Leon, Navarre, and Aragon) while Granada is represented by the stylized pomegranate at the bottom of the shield; the arms are framed by two columns representing the Pillars of Hercules, which are the two promontories (Gibraltar and Ceuta) on either side of the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; the red scroll across the two columns bears the imperial motto of "Plus Ultra" (further beyond) referring to Spanish lands beyond Europe.

Fast Facts - The Capital of Spain is Madrid. The population of Spain is 47.27 million (2012). Spain is in the Continent of Europe and it is a member of the European Union.- The Languages spoken are Castilian Spanish (official) 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, and Basque 2% .

Spain

The Spanish Flag

This is the Coat of Arms!

This is what the local food looks like.

Famous PersonPablo Picasso was a 20th-century painter and sculptor who co-founded the Cubist movement and invented several new styles of art, including constructed sculpture and collage.

Map of Spain

Tourism Video of Spain

The climate of Spain varies across the country. Three main climatic zones can be distinguished, according to geographical situation.There is the Mediterranean climate, the oceanic climate and the semiarid climate.

Sport in Spain since the second half of 20th century has always been dominated by football. Other popular sport activities include basketball, tennis, cycling, handball, motorcycling, Formula One, water sports, golf, and skiing.


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