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Located in south-western Europe, Spain is a sovereign state sharing borders with Portugal in the west, France and Andorra in the northeast, the Mediterranean Sea in the south and east, and the Atlantic Ocean in the west and northwest. Spain follows a constitutional monarchy, functioning with a hereditary monarch as well as a bicameral parliament. The monarch is the Head of State, while the Prime Minister is the Head of Government.

Spain’s history is marked by inhabitation, invasions, wars and conquests by a numerous tribes and dynasties ranging from the Iberians to Celts, to Basques, Romans, Germanic tribes, Christian Kingdoms, Moorish Kingdom, the Hapsburgs, and finally the French, who were ultimately expelled by Spanish forces in 1812, and Spain was recognised as a nation-state. In 1930, Spain faced a gory civil war, leading to a dictatorship by General Franco. Franco’s death in 1975 marked the end of dictatorship and Spain was established as a liberal democracy.

Around 73% percent of the Spanish population are Roman Catholic. Spain’s official language is Spanish, but other languages like Catalan, Euskera, and Galician are also spoken regionally. The climate in Spain is mostly temperate, varying as you travel from the coast to the interiors.

Spain’s natural beauty and diverse landscape is astounding. The beaches, charming coves, quaint villages, and the snow-clad peaks of the Pyrenees are a sheer treat for the eyes. The museums, arts, folk music and dance, and the architecture speak volumes about the country’s rich culture and history. The world famous Spanish cuisine and the finest of wines make Spain a culinary paradise.


Located in south-western Europe, Spain is a sovereign state sharing borders with Portugal in the west, France and Andorra in the northeast, the Mediterranean Sea in the south and east, and the Atlanti...

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