From rugged mountain ranges to soft-sand beaches, dazzling white cities to Gothic cathedrals and mosques, colorful religious festivals to dramatic bullfights, Spain beguiles the senses. Spain is one of the most visited countries in the world. Why wouldn’t it be? Spain is a gorgeous place to visit, so full of rich culture and amazing food. That’s not all of it though; Spain is one of those places you have to experience yourself.
Located in South Western Europe; Spain borders two different seas: the Mediterranean Sea and the Balearic Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean. Most areas of the country enjoy three hundred days of sunshine every year. It’s no wonder why people visit this beautiful country.
Spain is divided into 50 administrative provinces (including Balearic and Canary) each with its own civil governor and elected local council that in turn elects mayor of cities and towns. These regional governing bodies work within a framework of Spain’s constitution, national laws and policy. Certain powers are delegated to them, such as : elections of regional legislatures, and presidents; responsibility for land use, public works and transportation, agricultural development, tourism, social and health aid; and of course the right to practice different languages and cultural traditions.
Spain claims 50 million visitors per year, who pour $18 billion into the economy. The destinations for these visitors are concentrated mostly along the Mediterranean coast. The majority of foreign visitors are from France, Portugal, Germany, Britain, and Morocco.
The ultimate artistic creation of Spain is undoubtedly flamenco, and improvised expressive dance originating in Andalusia and renowned and copied worldwide. It has three elements: song, guitar, and dance, produced by combining supple arm and hand movements with complex heelwork.
Corrida de toros means running or fiesta of the bulls. In Spain, a bullfight is a spectacle, a ceremony, a drama;...