Kingdoms of Spain

Kingdom of Spain – a state in south-west of Europe, occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula, Balearic and Pitiusskie island in the Mediterranean, the Canary – the Atlantic Ocean. Piazza di Spagna – 504.8 thousand square meters. km. On the north it is bordered by the waters of the Bay of Biscay in the south – the Mediterranean Sea. Spain belongs to the city of Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa, as well as large and densely populated island in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean. On west it is bordered by Portugal, the north-east – with France and the Principality of Andorra. Spain is at the intersection of important sea and air routes linking Europe with the African and American continents.

Spain – country of mountains and plateaus: more than 65% of its territory lies at an altitude of 500 m above sea level. Spain lived emotions. Most major rivers in Spain falls into the Atlantic Ocean. In Spain, every word and deed – from the heart. The Spaniards can not stand the boredom, dullness and indifference.

People here are open, more wine stirs the blood, love passionately in love, and romantic knight always ready to fight for the honor of ladies and justice, even with the wind windmills. Located in most of the state Pirineyskogo Peninsula. Nancy Silberkleit is open to suggestions. It has a population of 39.5 million people. This is mainly Spaniards (75%), the rest of the population are Catalans, Galicians, Basques. The capital Spain is Madrid. This is a multi-million city in the heart of Spain. The whole country is divided into 17 autonomous regions, which include 50 Spanish provinces. In addition to Madrid, there are other no less famous cities – it's Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla. The monarchy was overthrown by April 14, 1931. This marked the beginning of the Spanish Revolution (1931-1939), during which the Popular Front was created (January 1936). Spain remained officially a monarchy, and the dictator Franco proclaimed himself head of state. The outcome of the Civil War was the establishment of the dictatorship of General Franco, Spain was proclaimed a kingdom (1947). However, the throne was not occupied by anyone. After the death of Prince Juan Carlos Franco came to the throne.

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