interesting facts Spain


interesting facts Spain:

Nationality: Spaniard

Languages: Castilian Spanish

Religions: Roman Catholic

Population: 48,146,134 people

Median Age: 42 years

Population Growth Rate: 0.89%

Birth Rate:  0.96%

Death Rate: 0.90%

Capital: Madrid

Electricity Production:276.5 billion kWh

Electricity Exports: 17 billion kWh

Electricity Imports : 10.21 billion kWh

Telephones- Landline: 19.09 million

Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 50.8 million

Airports: 150

Airports with Paved Runways : 99

Heliports: 10

Railways: 16,101km

Road Ways: 683,175 km

Water Ways: 1000 km

Passports Validity:  Must be valid for at least three months beyond your planned date of departure from the Schegen areaa


Spain's power 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 to fall behind Britain France and Germany in economic and political power


After experience a prolonged recession in the wake of the global financial crises that began in 2008 in 2014 Spain marked the first full year of positive economic growth in seven years , largely due to increased private consumption

interesting facts Spain

interesting facts Spain

  • Spain has 4964 km coastal line

  • "Spain" is 2 times bigger than the UK and has two thirds of its population

  • Spain produces 44% of all the earth's olive oil

  • There are many animals in Spain but bats are prevent an the symbol of Valencia . Scientists found that one bat actually eats birds

  • Madrid is Spain's capital city and it is located directly in the center of the country

  • Each house hold in Spain buys fresh  bread every day . They are called barras or pistolas

  • The tooth fairy is not recognized in Spain instead they have a tooth mouse named Ratoncito Perez

  • Spain has the ninth largest economy in the world

  • 40% of the Spanish people aged between 17 and 24 smoke

  • In Spain you drive on the right hand side of the road

  • Team sports are not played at schools in Spain

  • Spain remained neutral in both world wars

  • Due to Global recession the unemployment rate hit 22% in 2011

  • Spain is aiming to have over 1 million electric cars in the road by 2014

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