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 »

One of the warmest countries in Europe, Spain enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate. For the most part, the coastal regions remain warm and moderate. However, the weather in the interior of the country can vary dramaticall... More »

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport mandates that children in Spain between the ages of 6 and 16 must go to school. All students receive vocational training, and they can enroll in special arts and language-lear... 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 »

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 »

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 »