Spain, like many countries, is a diverse nation with landscapes that vary from coastal to mountainous and features a wide range of architecture that celebrates its history. The capital of Spain is Madrid. Barcelona is an... More »

Some of the most important and, in some cases celebrated, events in Spanish history are the reconquest of the country from Moorish rule, the rise of Spain as a colonial power and the fall of Francisco Franco's dictatoria... More »

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Spain is famous for its expansive history, Castilian architecture, unique cuisine, flamenco dance and bull fighting. The country has an ancient history with influences from the Moor and Roman empires, making Spain one of... More »

There are a total of five countries that border Spain. Morocco, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Andorra and France all share a border with the Kingdom of Spain. More »

Spain is known for its culture, art and architecture. The Spanish culture has introduced the world to Flamenco music and dance, Spanish guitars, bullfighting and bakalao. Spanish guitars emerged from the Andalusia region... More »

Spain is in three hemispheres: the Northern Hemisphere, the Eastern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere. The Prime Meridian, which divides the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, runs right through eastern Spain, which pu... More »

Some regions of Spain receive snowfall. The country has a mostly temperate climate with hot interior summers and more moderate temperatures along the coast. The interior region has wet, cold winters. The mountainous regi... More »