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Andalucia-Granada Journal

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Cantabria-

Cantabria Slideshow

El Capricho Cantabria Gallery

Galicia-Galicia Tour Journal

Galicia Slideshow

Madrid-Madrid Journal

Madrid Slideshow

Mallorca-Mallorca Journal

Mallorca Slideshow

Pais Vasco

Pais Vasco Slideshow

Tenerife

Spain

Kingdom of Spain

Spain is one of the oldest inhabited regions of Europe. Renown for olive oil, wines, museums, the Costa del Sol and its friendly people, Spain is popular with worldwide travelers.

The capital city is Madrid, the currency is the Euro, and languages include Castilian (official), plus the (4) recognized languages of Basque, Catalan, Galecian and Valenciano.

There is a population of 39,208,000 in 17 autonomous communities in 499,440 sq km (192,584 sq miles).

Cold winters and warm summers are the norm, while the southern coastal areas enjoy a mild Meditterranean climate. The northwest coast is cool and rainy year round at 40 00'N, 4 00'W.

Major landforms include the Meseta Plateau, surrounded by mountains (the Pyrenees, Cordillera Cantabrica and Sierra Morenos) covers the country's center. Major rivers include the Douro, Ebro, Guadalquivr and Tagus.

 

 

 

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Catalunya
Barcelona Galleries
Barcelona Journal
Dali Triangle - Figueres, Pubol, Port Lligat
Montblanc Gallery
 
Montserrat Slide Show
On the Road in Catalunya
 
Sitges Galleries
Tarragona Slide Show
 
Tortosa Slide Show