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  1. Spain Made by: Manpreet, Arjun, Andrew

  2. Population • cities mostly people live • increased from 1857- 2001 • more then million people live 2 cities • seven ethnic groups live Population in Spain (2007)-

  3. Important Cities • Madrid capital city • Algeciras, Barcelona, Cartagena, Bilbao, Saragozo, Seville, Vigo, Cadiz and Valencia. • 100 years ago Barcelona was built. • Seville appealing tourist destination • Bilbao divided in two Madrid-

  4. Location & $ize • surrounded by Atlantic Ocean • Southern Europe where placed • ten years ago size was 505 000 km2 • in Europe third largest

  5. Languages and Religions • languages, Castilian, Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque • Castilian official language spoken most • Spanish world third most spoken • 95 percent Roman Catholicism • 300 000 Muslim live there Different kind people go here-

  6. $pain $ports • Football (soccer) most popular • 55 football teams stayed in top division since 1828 • Traditional bullfighting • Famous professional Torero (Bullfighting) • Bullfighting performed in festivals Spain soccer team-

  7. Food • enjoy seafood plentiful costal waters inexpensive • enjoy drink called sangria contains wine, soda, water, fruit juice, fruit • hot chocolate served with deep-fried strips of dough( called churros) • Cabrales, Mahon, Manchego, Tetilla popular cheese Spain’s food -

  8. Animals • 100 brown bears in 20th century, more then 1,000 wilds • common to see long haired mountain goat • only found there is Iberian Lynx • 400 and more Black Vultures reported Spain’s brown bear-

  9. Places to Visit • Coast, castles, colorful festivals • great sporting events Valencia • visit over 10.000 castles • Castle Bellver is most famous Most famous castle Bellver-

  10. Education • children age 6 to 16 go to school • dozens public at private schools • 1980 about 8% national budget education • 1980 about 40% schools private Spain’s International School-

  11. Heath Care • over 75 years people lived ( 10 years ago) • European Health Insurance Card ( EHIC) needed after tourists from EU country’s use 3 month free treatment • private heath care choose people who afford • long waiting public heath care why choose private heath care orange places has heath care-

  12. Climate • each year 3000 hour sunshine • Seville hottest city ( 117oF) • Sunniest country in Europe • (11oC) winter 23oC summer Climate if Spain-

  13. Natural Resources • leading fish country in Europe • one top producers Mercury in world • hard to grow crops because poor soil and limited rainfall • important industrial raw materials Natural Resources-

  14. Government • Cortes what parliament called • Parliament group have highest power to make laws for country • head of state is king • Leader national government prime minister Important Governors-

  15. Agriculture • 50 % land used farming as cropland or pastureland • important products corn, onions, potatoes, sunflower seeds, tomatoes, wool • world leading lemons, limes, olives, oranges, wine • third largest producer wine in world One of Spain’s farms-