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PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
Andalusia, ES Autonomous Community
Aragon Autonomous Community
Asturias Autonomous Community
Balearic Islands Archipelago
Basque Country Autonomous Community
Canary Islands Archipelago
Cantabria Autonomous Community
Castile and Leon Autonomous Community
Castilla-La Mancha Autonomous Community
Catalonia Autonomous Community
Community of Madrid Autonomous Community
Extremadura Autonomous Community
Galicia Autonomous Community
La Rioja Autonomous Community
Navarre Autonomous Community
Region of Murcia Autonomous Community
Valencian Community Autonomous Community

Eat and Drink »

FoodTypeDescription
FoodTypeDescription
Alhambra Negra Beer
Almogrote Sauce
Androlla Meat Sausage
Anisette Liqueur
Arroz con Pollo Entree
Arzua-Ulloa Cheese
Bock Damm Beer
Botillo Meat Sausage
Butifarra Meat Sausage
Cabrales Cheese
Chistorra Meat Sausage
Chorizo Meat Sausage
Chorizo de Pamplona Meat Sausage
Estrella Damm Beer
Estrella Damm Inedit Beer
Formatge de l'Alt Urgell i la Cerdanya Cheese
Formatge de la Garrotxa Cheese
Fuet Meat Sausage
Gazpacho Soup
Glops Torrada Beer
Green Olive Fruit
Guena Meat Sausage
Llenguat Cheese
Longaniza Meat Sausage
Longaniza de Pascua Meat Sausage
Lupulus Beer
Mahou Negra Beer
Malta Beer
Manchego Cheese
Manchego Fresco Cheese
Manchego Semicurado Cheese
Marcona Almond Grain Marcona are a variety of sweet almonds from Spain.
Mato Cheese
Morcilla de Burgos Cruor Sausage
Morcon Meat Sausage
Negra Beer
Paella Entree
Picon Bejes-Tresviso Cheese
Quesailla Cheese
Quesitos de Zuheros Cheese
Queso blanquet Cheese
Queso Cabanillas Cheese
Queso Camerano Cheese
Queso Casin Cheese
Queso castellano Cheese
Queso Cebreiro Cheese
Queso Chistabin Cheese
Queso Cuajada Cheese
Queso de Acehuche Cheese
Queso de aliva Cheese
Queso de Benabarre Cheese
Queso de Biescas Cheese
Queso de Brez Cheese
Queso de Burgos Cheese
Queso de Cabra Payoya Cheese
Queso de cazoleta Cheese
Queso de Flor de Guia Cheese
Queso de Fuente Palmera Cheese
Queso de Gamonedo Cheese
Queso de Gata-Hurdes Cheese
Queso de la Gomera Cheese
Queso de la Nucia Cheese
Queso de La Peral Cheese
Queso de la Selva Cheese
Queso de La Serena Cheese
Queso de la Siberia extremena Cheese
Queso de la Vera Cheese
Queso de Lanzarote Cheese
Queso de las Alpujarras Cheese
Queso de Los Beyos Cheese
Queso de los Pedroches Cheese
Queso de Mahon Cheese
Queso de Mallorca Cheese
Queso de Murcia Cheese
Queso de Oropesa Cheese
Queso de Penamellera Cheese
Queso de Radiquero Cheese
Queso de Sahun Cheese
Queso de servilleta Cheese
Queso de Tetilla Cheese
Queso de Tronchon Cheese
Queso de Urbies Cheese
Queso de Valdeon Cheese
Queso del Tietar Cheese
Queso Echo y Anso Cheese
Queso herreno Cheese
Queso Ibores Cheese
Queso Idiazabal Cheese
Queso Lesaca Cheese
Queso Majorero Cheese
Queso Nata de Cantabria Cheese
Queso Nevat Cheese
Queso Palmero Cheese
Queso Panoleta Cheese
Queso Patamulo Cheese
Queso Ribaforada Cheese
Queso Roncal Cheese
Queso San Simon da Costa Cheese
Queso Torta de Potes Cheese
Queso Urbasa Cheese
Queso zamorano Cheese
Quesucos de Liebana Cheese
Reserva 1925 Beer
Salchichon Meat Sausage
Sarro de Cabra Cheese
Serrat Cheese
Sobrasada Meat Sausage
Torta del Casar Cheese
Tou dels Til-lers Cheese
Tupi Cheese
Voll-Damm Beer



Geography »

Physiographic FeaturesTypeAsNotedIn
Cantabrian Mountains, Spain Physiographic Province
Picos de Europa Mountain Range
Pyrenees Mountain Range

Information »

Location

Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay, and Pyrenees Mountains; southwest of France - The World Factbook

Data »

Particulars for Spain:
Locale Type Nation

Data
Demonym: Spanish
Corruption Perceptions Index - 2014, Transparency International: 37


History »

Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World Wars I and II but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986) gave Spain a dynamic and rapidly growing economy and made it a global champion of freedom and human rights. The government's major focus for the immediate future will be on measures to reverse the severe economic recession that started in mid-2008. - The World Factbook

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
A Light Comedy Book Eduardo Mendoza
A Story from the Sand Dunes (short story) Short Story
Hans Christian Andersen No letter or news of the daughter and son-in-law was ever received at the rich merchant's house in Spain. They could not have reached their destination, considering the violent storms that had raged for the last few weeks.
Amad Book Garci Rodr
Andrea Book Carmen Laforet
Bartleby and Co Book Enrique Vila-Matas
Celestina Book Fernando de Rojas
Compassion Book Perez Galdos Perez Galdos
Don Quixote Book Miguel de Cervantes
For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Ernest Hemingway Setting
How the Brigadier Captured Saragossa (Short Story) Short Story
Arthur Conan Doyle
How the Brigadier Held the King (Short Story) Short Story
Arthur Conan Doyle
How the Brigadier Saved the Army (Short Story) Short Story
Arthur Conan Doyle
How the Brigadier Took the Field Against the Marshal Millefleurs (Short Story) Short Story
Arthur Conan Doyle
Journey to Alcarria: Travels Through the Spanish Countryside Book Camilo Jose Cela
La Dama numero trece Book Jose Carlos Somoza
Marks of Identity Book Juan Goytisolo
Memoirs of a Peasant Boy Book Xose Neira Vilas
Pepita Jimenez Book Juan Valera
Soldiers of Salamis Book Javier Cercas
Solitude Book Victor Catala
The Back Room Book Carmen Martin Gaite
The Dumas Club Book Arturo Perez-Reverte
The Hive Book Camilo Jose Cela
The Manors of Ulloa Book Emilia Pardo Bazan
The Regent's Wife Book Leopoldo Alas Clarin
The Travels of Persiles and Sigismunda Book Miguel de Cervantes
The Witness Book Juan Jose Saer
Time of Silence Book Luis Martin Santos
Tirant Lo Blanc Book Joanot Martorell
Your Face Tomorrow Book Javier Marias

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