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  • Spain

    Spain shares the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal. Spain is 85% of the Iberian Peninsula in southwest Europe. Spain’s capital is Madrid. Spain covers a total of 192‚896 sq. mi. land area. Spain population is 47‚042‚984 with a growth rate of 0.654%. Spain ethnicity is made of Mediterranean and Nordic types. Roman Catholic’s is the most popular religion‚ having 94% of that in religion in Spain and leaving the rest of the religions at 6%. Spain’s main language is Spanish and can also be defined as Castilian;

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  • Spain

    Country I have always wanted to visit Spain because this is one of the countries that in Europe where there are friendly inhabitants‚ a relaxed lifestyle‚ its cuisine‚ vibrant nightlife‚ and world-famous folklore and festivities. There is nothing better than visiting the country where “Running of the Bulls” began. Being able to visit Spain and learn how things can be the same but completely different from my home country‚ the United States.  LOCATION Spain is one of the most diverse countries

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  • Spain

    6 17 September‚ 2013 Spain Did you know that Spain has the lowest age of consent for sexual activity? Spain is the third largest country in Europe. Spain was not originally just called Spain; it was called Kingdom of Spain. Spain originated in 16th century. The kingdom of Spain has a long history and the culture developed with the world over time. The Hispanic race also keeps family customs throughout the family‚ and passes down to future generation. In Spain people are allowed to have

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  • Spain: The Five Kingdoms Of Spain

    In the late 15th century‚ there were five kingdoms in the Iberian Peninsula‚ Castile‚ Aragón‚ and‚ Navarre‚ the Muslim kingdom/in Granada. Spain’s government was a Monarchy; the people of Spain had to serve the King‚ Queen‚ and any other royalty. The King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile brought Castile and Aragon together. They were seen as strong Catholics during the time‚ those who refused to convert to Catholicism‚ were exiled. Granada was the first target that the King

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  • TOURISM IN SPAIN

    IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM IN SPAIN Subject: How is the national and international tourism helping Spain overcome the economic crisis? Introduction Spain is one of the countries in the world that has been severely affected by the global economic crisis originated in 2008. It is the country with the greatest number of unemployed citizens in all Europe. Its rate of unemployment reached an all time high of 26.9% in May 2013. The European Union is worried about this situation‚ and has therefore

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  • Unification of Spain

    Unification of Spain: the Good‚ the Bad‚ and the Really Ugly | Alexis Wilson | The Europeans wanted to expand their minds and their wealth with what the “unknown” world had to “offer”. When I say offer‚ I mean what they could take and run with without consequence. The Europeans wanted to “expose” and “enlighten” the new world people with their religion. When I say “expose” and “enlighten”‚ I mean force the new world people to convert to Christianity or they would be slowly tortured

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  • Continuities In Spain

    the peninsula of modern day Spain. The invasion of the peninsula resulted from a help call from one group of visigoths‚ the Witizans. The place where the Muslim groups established their region is called al-Andalus‚ now day the region of Andalucía. One important place on this region was called the Caliphate of Córdoba where different cultural advances occurred. A cultural combination between the Hispano-Roman and Moorish happened due to it’s location. The culture of Spain‚ such as the architecture‚

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  • Terrorism in Spain

    Armando Palumbo Professor Christopher Johnston ENC1101 April 21st ETA: Terrorism in Spain Since 1958 Spain has been under the attack of a terrorist entity named ETA or Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna (Basque Homeland and Freedom). This socialist paramilitary group was funded during the period of the authoritarian dictatorship Francisco Franco‚ as an opposition to his politics. Eta’s main objective is to set free the socialist country Euskal Herria (Basque Country)‚ located in Spanish territory.

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  • A Journey to Spain

    A Journey To The Kingdom of Spain In the summer of 2010 when final exams were over and the holiday had just started‚ my friends and I planned a ten-day-trip to Spain‚ which we were all excited about. A dream was finally fulfilled after having such a wonderful trip; however‚ we also encountered some terrible and scary phases. This adventure was the most memorable‚ for me‚ and one which we all learned from. I think everyone could learn from our bad experiences to prevent experiencing what we faced

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  • Diversity in Spain

    Abstract In this paper I focus on the different types of ethnic groups and diversity in Spain. I will explain the difficulties of each group and how each of them suffer. The participation rates‚ earnings‚ and employment differences among the group are also mentioned. Diversity in Spain Spain has a population of 39.5 million and is ethnically heterogeneous. While the overwhelming majority of the residents of Spain identify themselves as Spaniards‚ there are also number of distinct regionals and linguistic

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