Spain - A country i would like to visit

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A country I like to visit – Spain

Geography

Qoutes about spain
“Barcelona are my favorite team in Spain, let 's put it that way.” – Frank Lampard
“In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.” – Larry Elder

“It 's like a dream to come to Spain and stay for a couple of years and get somebody to teach me Spanish music.” - Lenny Kravitz

Table of contents

Introduction ___ 3

Country Geography - Climate ___ 4

History - Money - Population _____ _ 5

Political – Famous People 6

Interesting places to visit – Traditions & Culture______________ 7

Reference List 8
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The Canary Islands have a subtropical climate, with fine and mild weather with temperatures between 18-24 degrees all year.
The northern regions are cool and tropical, but the central plateau is cold in the winter and hot in the summer, Barcelona is a city located in this climate zone. Madrid has a winter average of 8°C and a summer average of 23°C. In the southern regions the climate is comfortable except in the summer.

History
The Phoenicians and Carthaginians ruled Spain until the year, 200 BC, when the Romans conquered the area and founded the province of Hispania.
When the Roman Empire went under the 400-century, Spain fell under different rulers, before the country was conquered by Arab forces, and was under Bagdad Khalifas of 700 's. In the following centuries the Arabic Spain was advanced to a cultural, technical and economic center in southern Europe. In 1200s the Arabs lost control of Spain and was forced to the south and Spain was divided into several territories like today which later end of the 1400 's they counted as a single kingdom.
Christopher Columbus ' trips to South and Central America made these areas belong into the Spanish Empire, later grew into the strongest in the West. During the 1500 - and 1600 's, when Spain experienced economic collapse and with population decreasing, a lot of people moved to the colonies in South America, which became more and more independent. In the 1800s Spain lost all
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