Subdivisions of Spain
The political division of the Kingdom of Spain is based on the 8th Title of the Spanish constitution of 1978, which establishes three levels of territorial organization: municipalities, provinces and ...
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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...
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.
Inexpensive Holidays to Spain? How About Cordoba and Seville?
The most memorable travels are not necessarily the most expensive. This time, I was planning to visit Andalusia with my son who is a student. Since I wanted him to study not only computer programming,...
Spectacular Architecture in Spain
Some photographers like Marc love to take photos and then process them to generate HDR (high dynamic range) images. He’s from Spain and has an amazing eye and talent for capturing architecture. Here a...
Spanish architecture - Antoni Gaudi: Spanish Catalan Modernist Architect
Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) Spanish Modernist Architect One of histories most original architects, famous for his unique and highly individualist designs. This ...
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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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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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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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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Spanish Empire
The Spanish Empire (Spanish: Imperio español) was one of the first empires of global extent, having its peak of political and economic power under the Spanish Habsburgs through t...
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Mid-nineteenth century Spain
Spain in the 19th century was a country in turmoil. Occupied by Napoleon from 1808 to 1814, a massively destructive "war of independence" ensued, driven by an emergent Spanish nationalism. An era of r...
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Spanish American wars of independence
The Spanish American wars of independence were the numerous wars against Spanish rule in Spanish America that took place during the early 19th century, after the French invasion of Spain during Europe...
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Spanish-American War
The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. US att...
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Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra civil española), widely known in Spain as the Civil War (Spanish: Guerra civil), or sometimes simply The War (Spanish: La guerra), was a civil war fo...
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Spain under Franco
Francoist Spain (also historically known as Nationalist Spain during the Spanish Civil War) refers to the period of Spanish history between 1939, when Francisco Franco took control of Spain f...
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Spanish society after the democratic transition
After the restoration of democracy in the late 1970s, the changes in everyday Spanish life were as radical as the political transformation. They are famously known as La Movida (The Movement). These c...
Spanish society after the democratic transition - Wikipedia
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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Climate of Spain
The climate of Spain varies across the country. Three main climatic zones(the three main climates) can be distinguished, according to geographical situation and orographic conditions:Apar...
Climate of Spain - Wikipedia
Politics of Spain
The politics of Spain takes place under the framework established by the Constitution of 1978. Spain is established as a social and democratic state, wherein the national sovereignty is vested in the ...
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Spanish Constitution of 1978
The Spanish Constitution of 1978 (Spanish: Constitución Española) is the current supreme law of the Kingdom of Spain. It was enacted after the country's 1978 constitutional referendum and is a fur...
Spanish Constitution of 1978 - Wikipedia
List of Spanish monarchs
This is a list of Spanish monarchs, that is, rulers of the country of Spain in the modern sense of the word. The forerunners of the monarchs of the Spanish throne were the following:These seven lineag...
List of Spanish monarchs - Wikipedia
Monarchs of Spain family tree
This is a collection of the family trees of the kingdom of Spain. The former kingdoms of Aragon, Castile (see family tree) and Navarre (see family tree) were independent kingdoms that unified in the 1...
Monarchs of Spain family tree - Wikipedia
Political divisions of Spain
The political division of the Kingdom of Spain is based on the 8th Title of the Spanish constitution of 1978, which establishes three levels of territorial organization: municipalities, provinces and ...
Political divisions of Spain - Wikipedia
Provinces of Spain
Spain and its autonomous communities are divided into fifty provinces (Spanish: provincias, [pɾoˈβinθjas]; sing. provincia).
The layout of Spain's provinces closely follows the pattern of the ...
Foreign relations of Spain
After the return of democracy following the death of General Franco in 1975, Spain's foreign policy priorities were to break out of the diplomatic isolation of the Franco years and expand diplomatic r...
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Spanish Armed Forces
The Spanish Armed Forces (Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas Españolas, FFAA) are the military forces of the Kingdom of Spain. The Spanish Armed Forces are a modern military force charged with defending the...
Economy of Spain
Spain has the thirteenth-largest economy by nominal GDP in the world, and sixteenth-largest by purchasing power parity. The Spanish economy is the fifth-largest in the European Union, and the fourth-l...
Economy of Spain - Wikipedia