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Bienvenidos a. ESPAÑA. Location & Capital. New capital - Madrid. Old capital - Toledo. Basic Info. About 46 million – 27 th largest in the world Euro currency Languages: Spanish, Galician, Basque, Catalan/ Valencian , Aranese , others 76% Catholic, 22% not religious. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Bienvenidos a

ESPAALocation & Capital

New capital - MadridOld capital - ToledoBasic InfoAbout 46 million 27th largest in the worldEuro currencyLanguages: Spanish, Galician, Basque, Catalan/Valencian, Aranese, others76% Catholic, 22% not religious

A Basic History of Spain

Roman Empire: 200 BC 711 ADMuslim Rule:711 - 1492Kings & Queens1492 - 1793Napoleon/ French Rule1793 mid 1800sSpanish Civil War/ General Franco1936-1939/1937-1975

A real Roman aqueduct, built 2000 years ago!Culture

Sports: ftbolFood: mediterranean - olive oil, bread, wine, seafood, soups, ham, cheese, vegetablesMusic/Dance: flamencoBullfights: art or cruelty?

GovernmentDemocracy Prime Minister (Presidente del Gobierno) and a CabinetMonarchy King Juan Carlos I and the royal family

Prime Minister Mariano RajoyCurrent EventsUnemployment rate: 24.5% (Jul 2014)Compare US rate: 6.1% (Jul 2014)ProtestsUnemployment rates in Spain over the past 3 years.

Works and Pictures CitedEuro Banknotes." Web. 9 Feb 2011.

"Flag of Spain." Web. 9 Feb 2011.

"The Ronda bullring." Web. 9 Feb 2011. "Spain." Wikipedia., 09 Feb 2011. Web. 9 Feb 2011. "The spontaneity of the dancer." Web. 9 Feb 2011.