“Fútbol,torosysol” “Football, bulls and sun”
SPAIN Flag Escudo • Motto: Plus Ultra • Anthem:Marcha Real o Granadera • King: Juan Carlos I • President of the Governament: Mariano Rajoy • Form of governament: Monarquía parlamentaria
Spanishcuisine • CharacteristicsaboutSpanishfood: • The traditional dishes are always crossed by yellow and red colors, typical of its flag. • Usan Mediterranean products such as olive oil. • Theirdishesare simple. • It is considered as one of the five best in the world. • Theirproductsarequality. #saboreaespaña#tastingspain
Roma Times The Romans were present in the Iberia peninsula for for over 600 years, from 218 BC to AD 409 and brought about many changes, including the introduction of Rome based languages , a legal system, and strong architectural and engineering skills. Some of the most impressive relics of the Romans engineering skills in Spain are the aqueduct of Segovia and the bridge across the river Tormes at Salamanca.
1492 January 2, 1492: The Catholic Monarchs conquered the Moorish Kingdom of Granada. Expulsion of Muslims, after nearly 800 years of presence. March 31, 1492: In Granada (Spain), the Catholic Monarchs signed the Alhambra decree expulsion of October 12: Christopher Columbus lands on the island Guanahani, with three ships. The fact will be known as the Discovery of America.
Middle ages • Historical developments region: • Vandals • Alans, confederates of the Vandals • Suevi (Suebic Kingdom of Galicia) in northern Hispania, 411–585. • Basques • Guanches (in Canarias) • Visigoths (Visigothic Kingdom) The Middle Ages in Spain end in 1492 of the Reconquista in the capitulation of the Nasrid Emirate of Granada and the Alhambra decree ordering the expulsion of the Jews.
Olympic Games 1992 • The 1992 Summer Olympic Games, were an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Spain, in 1992. The 1992 Summer Games were the last to be staged in the same year as the Winter Games. -Areas of Olympic Games: • Montjuïc Area: • Diagonal Area: • Parc de Mar Area • Subsites
OlympicAreas • Montjuïc Area: • Cross-countrycourse - modern pentathlon (running) • Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc - opening/closingceremonies, athletics • Palau Sant Jordi - gymnastics (artistics), volleyball (final), and handball (final) • Piscines Bernat Picornell - modern pentathlon (swimming), swimming, synchronizedswimming, and water polo (final) • Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc - diving and water polo • Institut National d'Educació Física de Catalunya - wrestling • Mataró - athletics (marathonstart) • Palau dels Esports de Barcelona - gymnastics (rhythmic) and volleyball • Palau de la Metal-lúrgia- fencing, modern pentathlon (fencing) • Pavelló de l'Espanya Industrial - weightlifting • Walkingcourse - athletics (walks) • · Subsites • - A-17 highway - cycling (roadteam time trial) • - Banyoles Lake - rowing • - Camp Municipal de Beisbol de Viladecans - baseball • - Canal Olímpic de Catalunya - canoeing (sprint) • - Circuit de Catalunya - cycling (roadteam time trial start/ finish) • - Club Hípic El Montayá - equestrian (dressage, eventingendurance) • - Estadi de la Nova Creu Alta - football • - Estadi Olímpic de Terrassa - fieldhockey • - Estadio Luís Casanova - football • - La Romareda - football • - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat BaseballStadium - baseball (final) • ...
History of Spain • Spain's history is typical of a European state, including both the period from prehistory and the creation of Roman Hispania, through the Visigoth Hispania, Al-Andalus, the Christian kingdoms, the Spanish Monarchy and formation and decline of the Spanish empire, until the formation of the modern nation-state and the establishment of the current United Spanish Constitutional.
Stereotypesabout Spain 1. The Spaniards are lazy and love to nap. 2. Spain is the land of sunshine and beaches. 3. Spain is the country of bullfighting. 4. Spain is the land of flamenco. 5. All Spaniards have dark hair, dark eyes and dark skin. 6. Spain is the land of paella and sangria. 7. Spain is the country of festivals. 8. The Spaniards love their ham. 9. The Spaniards are latin lovers. Conclusion: The Spaniards are determined to improve their standard of living. They also want to project a new image to the rest of the world, because some of the stereotypes about them are negative and are not true. Just keep positive stereotypes.
Andalucia Andaluciait’sanautonomouscommunity of Spain (Spain have 17 autonomouscommunities), Andaluciahave 8 provinces (Cádiz, Almeria, Málaga, Jaén, Huelva, Sevilla, Córdoba, Granada). The capital of Andalucia is Sevilla. Andaluciait’s a warmcommunitybutalsohaveSierra nevada, a coldmountain
Basque Country • Pais Vasco o Euskadi is a autonomouscommunitysituated in thenorth of the Spain. Ithave 3 provices (Alaba, Bilbao, Vizcaya)
Galicia • Galicia is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the official status of a nationality. • Has 4 provinces: Provinceof a Corunya, provinceofLugo, provinceofOurenseandprovinceofPontevedra.