Autonomous communities of Spain

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  • How Separatist Groups Have Had Little Success at Gaining Autonomy from the Country Which they are Currently a Part Of

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    regionThe Basque region consists of seven "herrialdes", or districts which, for political and administrative purposes, form part of two different more economically developed European countries: Araba, Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa and Nafarroa are in Spain, and Lapurdi,

  • Holidays In Spain Essay

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    Which are the working hours and holidays in Spain? When we want to talk about Spain a typical schedule in Spain can be from nine in the morning to two in the afternoon, a couple of hours to eat and take a nap, and return to work in the afternoon from five to eight. This may vary. Today it tends to reduce the lunch time to leave earlier in the afternoon. Working hours vary tremendously depending on the company and industry it is in. During the summer months many companies work with a reduced work

  • Cuisine Influence On American Culture

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    inspire others to preserve and take on the styles/methods of cooking, increasing a global loop of passing on tradition and culture. One of the best ways to discover a country is by eating their native food. Numerous visitors flock to the country of Spain to experience the food that is packed with extreme flavor and character. The Spanish take pride in making their

  • Topographical Features Of La Rioja

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    Location La Rioja is a province located in the Northern region of Logrono its Capital City, in Spain. La Rioja is best known for its many vineyards, exquisite wines, beautiful scenery, religious history, and pilgrimages that attract many tourists .La Rioja is located near many natural features such as rivers, forests, vineyards and mountains. It is located on some of the most fertile land in Spain, which contributes to the fine wines produced in that region. La Rioja is said to be the location

  • Spanish Government

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    Too Many Tiers To Stand Straight The country of Spain is located in Southern Europe. It is infamous for the traveler Christopher Columbus and is more recently known for its change in government in the early 1970's. Upon the death of Francisco Franco, Spain gained its own independence and became a Parliamentary Monarchy. The King is a descendent of Don Juan Carlos the first of Borbont and is not sovereign. With in the government are various courts, branches, levels and limitations as well as overlaps

  • How Did Spain Shape The Modern World

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    The history of Spain is one of the most captivating in the world and Spanish history along with its culture has helped to shape the modern world into what it is today. To date Spain occupies the preponderance of the Iberian Peninsula which is situated in the southwestern corner of Europe and includes seventeen (17) sovereign regions with diverse geography and cultures. The capital city Madrid there situates the Royal Palace and Prado museum as well as housing works by famous European masters. Segovia

  • Spain vs. Usa: Differences in Government and Political Systems

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    The United States of America vs. Spain Differences in Government and Political Systems Claire Hansen Abstract There are a multitude of political systems around the world today. Regardless of similarities, each has its own unique qualities. This paper will discuss the differences and similarities of the political systems and government of both the United States of America and Spain. First, a short analysis of each countries history will be provided. This will give some background to the political

  • Minority Languages of the Pyrenees Essay example

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    If you encounter a native of France or Spain, he will most likely speak French or Spanish, as the national language of his home country. However, a notable number of people speak a cultural language as well. The salience of these languages on the north vs. south side of the Pyrenees Mountains is substantial. Catalan, spoken in northeastern Spain and southeastern France, and Basque, a language isolate spoken in northern Spain and southwestern France, are minority languages. Both are distinct from

  • Nationality In Spain

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    The privileges of some regional communities over others is a structural singularity that is rooted in the Spanish political system. Different from the French system where there is a run-off between the two most voted candidates, in Spain there is only one single round during the elections. Depending on the territory or region, some political parties take more representation or possible seats in the national parliament than others, specifically if those votes are to minor parties in a specific location

  • Description Of Basques

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    the Basque territory were seized by Spaniards, Gascons, and Catalans. All of the Basque territories was divided between France and Spain by the year 1876. Today, some Basques still seek independence from Spain and France. The name Basque Country was given to describe the Basque autonomous community. The Basques are found predominantly in the northwestern part of Spain and the southwestern part of France. More