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Spain

Country Introduction:

Spain

Spain is a sovereign state and a member of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Its mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; to the north and north east by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the northwest and west by the Atlantic Ocean and Portugal. Spain is a democracy organized in the form of a parliamentary government under a constitutional monarchy. It is a developed country with the twelfth largest economy in the world by nominal GDP, and very high living standards, including the tenth-highest quality of life index rating in the world, as of 2005

Department of State Link:
http://www.state.gov/p/eur/ci/sp/

Physical Geography:

Physical Map of Spain

Culture and People:

Overview

Language

Religion and Beliefs

Food

Demography and Ethnicity

Institutions (e.g., family, government)

Gender and Sexuality

Higher Education

 

Hazards and Risks:
Health and Insurance:
Current Issues:
Immigration:

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Cost of Living:

Cost of Living

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Getting Around Spain:
 
Additional Resources:
University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
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