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  • Main MenuSpainLocationGeographic FeaturesA famous SpaniardFestivalsTourismSpanish lesson

    CataloniaLocationGeographic featuresClimateFestivalsTourismCatalan lesson

  • Where is Spain located?Spain is in the south of Europe. It is near Africa. The capital is Madrid but there is an important city called Barcelona.Spain is between the Cantarian sea, The Mediterranean Sea and the Athlantic ocean. There are Spanish territories in Africa (Ceuta and Melilla). There are some Spanish islands in the Mediterranean called Islas Baleares and there is another group of islands in the Athlantic Ocean called Canary Islands.SpainCanary IslandsBalearic Islands

  • Geographic Features of SpainDoana is a natural protected area situated in the south of Spain. It is considered to be the major ecological reservation of Europe.

  • Geographic Features of SpainTeide is an active but dormant volcano. It is 3.718 metres high and its approximately 7.500 m above the Ocean. Its situated in the island of Tenerife.Teide is the highest mountain in Spain and the highest point in the Athlantic Ocean. The last eruption was in 1909. The 1706 eruption destroyed the town and the principal port of Garachico, and several smaller villages.

  • A famous Spaniard Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraCervantes was a Spanish novelist, poet and playwright. He is one of the most important and influential writers in western literature. He wrote Don Quixote. He was born in 1547 and died in 1616.Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

  • FestivalsPamplona is the capital of Navarra. The most typical festival is San Fermines. San Fermines are celebrated from 7th to 14th of July. Every morning many people run in front of bulls. People wear a white T-shirt, white trousers, white trainers, a red neckerchief and a red belt. It is fun but many people are against San Fermines.

  • Festivals IITomatina is a festival that is celebrated in a Valencian town called Buol. It consists in throwing tomatoes to the people. They throw more than 100,000 kilos of tomatoes.

    The Fallas is a festival celebrated from march 14 to march 19 in some cities and villages of the Valencian Comunity above all in Valencia city. They are celebrated in honor to San Jose, patron of the CarpentersPeople make figures of carboard and they vote. The best figure wins and they dont burnt it.

  • Tourism in Spain - MadridMadrid is the capital of Spain. It is in the centre of Spain. It has more than 5 million inhabitants. It is the biggest city in our country and the third in the European Union.There are a lot of monuments. The most famous in Madrid is La Cibeles, it is a fountain.In Madrid there is a very famous art museum called El Prado. There are a lot of paintings.In Madrid there arent any beaches but the landscape is beautiful.

  • Tourism in SpainThe Alhambra is in Granada. It is one of the most important sights in Spain, it is a palace and fortress and the architecture is Islamic.The Giralda is the biggest cathedral in Spain. It is ninety five meters tall, it is situated in Seville and belongs to modern art.

  • Spanish lessonHello HolaBye AdiosHow much is this? Cunto vale esto? I love you Te quieroThank you Gracias Youre welcome de nadaGood morning Buenos dasGood night Buenas nochesHow are you? Cmo ests?Whats your name? Cmo te llamas?How old are you? Qu edad tienes?Whats your address? Cul es tu direccin?I dont understand No te entiendoCan you repeat? Me lo puedes repetir?

  • Where is Catalonia located?Catalonia is situated in the north-east of Spain and south to France. The Pyrenees separate Catalonia from France. Catalonia has four provinces: Barcelona, Tarragona, Lleida and Girona. The capital of Catalonia is Barcelona. 7,197,174 people live in Catalonia.Barcelona

  • Geographic Features of CataloniaThe Pyrenees is a mountain chain. It is in the north of Spain, though it also forms part of France and Andorra. It spreads along 415 km from the Mediterranean sea to the Cantabrian sea. The highest summit is Aneto (3,404 m)

    Montserrat is the most important and misterious mountain from all Catalonia. It is a mountain with singular forms.

  • Climate of CataloniaThe weather in Catalonia is good. It is a mediterranean climate. In summer, the days are very sunny and very hot. In winter the temperature is between 0 and 5 degrees. It only snows in the mountains. In spring there are many flowers and you can go to the beach.

  • Festivals in Catalonia ISant Jordi is a tradition from Catalonia. It is celebrated on 23rd April. All started with a legend. The legend says that a knight killed a dragon to save the princess. He kills the dragon and from the blood appears a rose, a red rose and he gives it to the princess and they get married. Thats why every 23rd April men give a rose to women and women give a book to men. This is a very nice tradition.

  • Festivals in Catalonia IISANT JOANSt. Joan is celebrated on 24th and 25th of June. On 24th of June is the Eve. That night people light a fire in the street and throw firecrackers. In the cities of Catalonia people dance by the fire.Some people go to the beach at night because it brings luck.On 25th of June the families eat together, and as a dessert they eat St. Joan cake.

  • Tourism in CataloniaGirona is a fantastic place for a holiday. There are beautiful cities and villages and many forests. The capital, Girona, is one of the biggest cities in Catalonia. The most important monument is the Cathedral.Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia. Costa is the Catalan and Spanish word for the coast and Brava means savage. The coast has many towns like Begur, Llafranc, Roses, Palams Here you can swim, go snorkelling or kayaking, sunbathe, dive, sail, play beach volleyball The weather is good.Tarragona is south from Barcelona. There is a Roman Amphitheatre and an Aqueduct too.

  • Catalan lessonIn Catalonia we have two official languages: Spanish and CatalanHello HolaBye AduHow much is this? Quant val aix? I love you TestimoThank you Grcies Youre welcome De resGood morning Bon diaGood night Bona nitHow are you? Com estas?Whats your name? Com et dius?How old are you? Quina edat tens?Whats your address? Quina s la teva adrea?I dont understand No tentencCan you repeat? Mho pots repetir?

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