Iberian Peninsula
The Iberian Peninsula (Asturian, Galician, Leonese, Mirandese, Portuguese, Spanish: Península ibérica; Catalan: Península Ibèrica; Aragonese, Occitan: Peninsula Iberica; French: Pénins...
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Vila de Óbidos - Portugal cool
Vila de Óbidos - Portugal Óbidos é uma vila do distrito de Leiria, é única e singular, onde o espírito medieval paira constantemente no ar. Vídeo de Portugal cool
Spain Moves To Take Control Of Catalonia After Defiant Independence Vote | NBC Nightly News
Shortly after the Catalan parliament passed a resolution to create “an independent state,” the Spanish government voted to take control of the region and remove the elected regional government. » Subs...
Deadly train crash near O Porrino in north-west Spain
At least four people are killed as a train derails near the town of O Porrino in north-western Spain.Those killed were the Portuguese driver and Spanish conductor, a US tourist and another Spaniard.
Ancient DNA From Spain’s ‘Pit Of Bones’ Could Reveal The Origin Of Neanderthals
Few analysis of DNA from a collection of bones found in Spain – the oldest human DNA of its kind ever studied – could help write the history of early humankind. The research, published Monday in the j...
Company Finds Out Employee's 6-Year Absence After They Tried To Give Him Award
A Spanish civil servant reportedly hadn’t been to work for six years, and nobody had noticed. It wasn’t until 2010 when engineer Joaquín García, 69, who is now retired, was slated to get a long-servic...
Stunning Cloud Formation Appears Above Portugal, People Call It “The Hand Of God”
On Monday, the Portuguese were stunned by a terrifying cloud over the island of Madeira. The bright orange formation looked as if it was a burning clenched fist.
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
16 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Portugal
Visiting Portugal is to discover a remarkably diverse destination. Inextricably linked with the sea, the country has more than 800 kilometers of enticing Atlantic Ocean coastline. Lisbon, the capital ...
A Skeptic’s Pilgrimage in Spain
he road is just wide enough for a pick-up truck loaded with building supplies to rumble higher up into the hills that overlook Baños de Montemayor, still terraced after 17 or 18 centuries. The road is...
Spain, Morocco arrest 14 accused of recruiting for ISIS
Fourteen people have been detained in Morocco and Spain on suspicion of recruiting people to fight for ISIS in Syria and Iraq, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.
In Spain, Entire Villages Are Up For Sale — And They're Going Cheap
As Spaniards migrate from villages to cities for work, education and access to health care, rural hamlets are ending up on the auction block. Foreigners are in the market for these properties.
Bulls kill seven at Spain summer festivals
Bulls gore seven people to death during festivals across Spain in less than two months - including four over the weekend.
Along Morocco’s border with a Spanish enclave, these women shoulder twice their weight ‘to earn a morsel of bread’
These women carry loads of 100-200 lbs for the chance to earn $5 per day. The North African enclave of Ceuta is a little piece of the European Union just an hour by boat from mainland Europe. Its land...
X-Ray Scan At Spanish Border Finds Child Stashed Inside Suitcase
An eight-year-old boy has been handed over to Spain’s child protection services after he was found curled up in a suitcase as a woman attempted to smuggle him across the border from Morocco. Guardia C...
Spanish Congress Approves Draconian Laws Essentially Sending Spain Back to the Dark Ages
Yesterday three laws widely criticized by the opposition and human rights groups were approved in Spanish Congress. The Penal Code, the new Anti-Terror Law and the Law on Citizen Safety.
Hispania
Hispania (/hɪˈspeɪniə/) was the Roman name for the Iberian Peninsula. Under the Republic, Hispania was divided into two provinces: Hispania Citerior and Hispania Ulterior. During the Principate, Hispa...
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Prehistoric Iberia
The prehistory of the Iberian Peninsula begins with the arrival of the first hominins 1.2 million years ago and ends with the Punic Wars, when the territory enters the domains of written history. In t...
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Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula
This is a list of the Pre-Roman people of the Iberian peninsula (the Roman Hispania, i. e., modern Portugal, Spain and Andorra). Some closely fit the concept of a people, ethnic group or tribe. O...
Visigothic Kingdom
The Visigothic Kingdom was a kingdom that occupied what is now southwestern France and the Iberian Peninsula from the 5th to the 8th centuries. One of the Germanic successor states to the Wes...
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Spania
Spania (Latin: Provincia Spaniae) was a province of the Byzantine Empire from 552 until 624 in the south of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. It was a part of the conquests of Empero...
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Al-Andalus
Al-Andalus (Arabic: الأندلس‎, trans. al-ʼAndalus; Spanish: Al-Ándalus; Portuguese: Al-Ândalus; Aragonese: Al-Andalus; Catalan: Al-Àndalus; Berber: Andalus or Wandalus), also ...
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Islam in Spain
Islam has had a fundamental presence in the culture and history of Spain. The religion was present in modern Spanish soil from 709 until 1614 beginning with Arab rule and ending with the expulsion of ...
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Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
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History of Andorra
Andorran claims it is the last independent survivor of the Marca Hispanica, the buffer states created by Charlemagne to keep the Islamic Moors from advancing into Christian France. Tradition holds tha...
History of Gibraltar
The history of Gibraltar, a small peninsula on the southern Iberian coast near the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea, spans over 2,900 years. The peninsula has evolved from a place of reverence in anc...
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History of Portugal
The history of Portugal dates back to the Early Middle Ages. In the 15th and 16th centuries, it ascended to the status of a world power during Europe's "Age of Discovery" as it built up a vast empire,...
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History of Spain
The history of Spain dates back to the Early Middle Ages. In 1500, Habsburg Spain unified a number of disparate predecessor kingdoms; its modern form of a constitutional monarchy was introduced in 181...
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Geography of Portugal
Portugal is a coastal nation in southwestern Europe, located at the western end of the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain (on its northern and eastern frontiers: a total of 1,214 kilometres (754 ...
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Geography of Spain
Spain is a country located in southwestern Europe, occupying most (about 85 percent) of the Iberian Peninsula and includes a small exclave inside France called Llívia as well as the Balearic Islands ...
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