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By: Kayla Nefedov Take a Tour to Spain

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  • 1. By: Kayla Nefedov Take a Tour to Spain Spain

2. 3. Where Do You Want to Go? Click Here to EXIT Geography Geography 2 Geography 3 People People 2 Religion Economy People 3 Traditions Fun Fact Holidays Holidays 2 Formula 1 Football Bullfighting 4. Geography

  • The total area in Spain is 194,897 square miles.
  • It is the second largest country in Western Europe and the European Union.

Back 5. Geography 2

  • The Terrain is large, flat to dissected plateau surrounded by rugged hills.
  • There Natural Resources are..
  • coal, lignite, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, tungsten, mercury, pyrites, magnesite, fluorspar, gypsum, sepiolite, kaolin, potash, hydropower,they have arable land too.

Back 6. Geography 3

  • Spain occupies about 85 percent of the Iberian Peninsula and is surrounded by water for about 88 percent of its periphery.

Back 7. People

  • The population in Spain is 40,525,002 people.
  • In Madrid the capital there is5,130,000 people in the metro area.
  • Barcelona , has 1,528,800 people because of its tourism.
  • Life expectations for women are about 83 years old. Men live to be about 76. The births and deaths occur about every 1,000 people.

Back 8. People 2

  • The head of the state is King Julian Carlos.
  • The prime minister is Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero.

Back 9. People 3

  • The language that the people speak are Castilian Spanish which is the official language. It also is the second most spoken language.

Back 10. Religion

  • The chief religion is Roman Catholic which is 94%.

Back 11. Economy

  • The budget that Spain makes is 17.5 billion dollars.
  • Finance dollars is Euros .68 is equal to $1.00 in U.S.A.
  • The government type is a constitutional monarchy.
  • The economy industries

Back 12. Traditions

  • In 2004 Barcelona declared itself an anti-bullfighting city , because of the bulls death.
  • A myth in 1628 has it that a lizard of Jaen eats the local village people if they go to the local fountains. So every year they celebrate the knight who scared it away.

Back 13. Fun Fact

  • Spain has the worlds biggest food fight ever 30,000 people throw tomatos all around Spain!

Back 14. Holidays

  • Spain has many of the same holidays as us.
  • One of there unique holidays is on October 31 its called the Day of the Dead where they commemorate there dead loved ones

Back 15. Holidays 2 Back Holiday: Date: Day of the Dead October 31 Feliz Navidad December 25 La Tomatina August Dia de Santiago July 25 16. Formula 1

  • They also have a sport called Formula 1. Its basically drag racing.

Back 17. Football

  • Football is more than just a sport for the Spanish people its {a way of life} as some say. Football is not the American sport that you think of its like soccer here, but football there.

Back 18. Bullfighting

  • Bullfighting is one of the best loved, and a national sport.
  • origins back to 711 A.D
  • Peoplewatching it adds up to about 1 million every year

Back 19. Current Issues

  • Like many other places a current issue is unemployment.

Back 20. Famous Food

  • They have lots of traditional dishes such as Basque cake a easy to make dessert.

Back 21. Festivals

  • Spain has the worlds biggest food fight ever 30,000 people throw tomatos all around Spain!, Called La Tomatina.
  • Celebration of the patron Saint of Spain. Fireworks, parades, televised mass, and its a National holiday. Its calledDia de Santiago

22. Education

  • They have 6 hours of school like us, and go to school 5 days of the week.

23. Alphabet

  • A: a, B: be, C: ce, CH: che, D: de, E: e, F: efe, G: ge, H:hache, I:I, J:jota, K:kay, L:ele,LL:elle,M:eme, N:ene, N:ene, O:o, P:pe, Q:cu, R:ere, S:ese, T:te, U:u V:ve, W:uve doble, X:equis, Y:I griega, Z:zeta