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Porto Cristo, Spain

Porto Cristo – a small fishing village, in the past – the main naval port in Mallorca, involved in the Spanish Civil War, and later – one of the largest seaside resorts, before the appearance of Cala Millora. Today it is still an important port, but now it is a fishing and recreational, as well… Read More »

Spain Market Entry

From a commercial point of view, Spain is one of the most internationally oriented countries in the world. Its economy is 75% service sector, the most important areas of business opportunities are IT, renewable energy, biotechnology, aerospace, environment and automation. Entering the Spanish market also opens the door to trade relations with Latin America. Non-strategic… Read More »

What to See in Spain

Madrid. Not a single capital of Western Europe has changed over the past twenty years as dramatically and rapidly as Madrid. Madrid, often mocked as a stronghold of bureaucrats and a cultural desert, decisively shook off the dust of the Franco era. The city moved irresistibly forward. Metropolitan chic, world-class museums, vibrant nightlife, the cheerfulness… Read More »

Canaria Island in Canary Islands, Spain

Gran Canaria is located 100 km east of Tenerife. This is the third largest island of the archipelago, its area is 1532 square meters. km. The island has a rounded shape, and in its center rises the volcanic peak of Pico de las Nieves (1949 m). The landscapes of Gran Canaria are very diverse, for… Read More »

Spain Economic Conditions Between 2000 and 2005

For the value of global GDP (which grew by more than 3 % per year in the first five years of the 21st century, reaching approximately 1,100.1 billion dollars in 2005), Spain ranks fifth among the members of the Union. European (EU) and tenth in the world ranking: the latter position is very significant, since… Read More »

Picos de Europa, Spain

Picos de Europa – Spain’s first national park In 1995 a large part of the Picos de Europa was designated as the first official national park in Spain. They invite you to travel and study trips, to hiking and mountaineering. The Margrave of Villaviciosa, Pedro Pidal, had already called for a corresponding law in 1918.… Read More »

Spain Music and Dance

MUSIC The first testimony of a specifically Spanish musical tradition is the Christian liturgical chant somewhat improperly called Mozarabic (5th-11th century). Later it should be remembered the development of a Spanish polyphony (10th-12th century), with the relevant compositions that came to us in the Codex Calixtinus, and, in the monodic context, the flowering of the cantigas,… Read More »

Facts about Spain

Below you can read a number of practical information in connection with trips to Spain. Read, for example, about time difference, tips and currency Residents: 50 mill. Capital: Madrid Language: Spanish, Catalan, Galician and Basque Religion: Roman Catholicism Currency: Euro Surface: 505 370 km2 Worth knowing Time difference There is no time difference between Sweden… Read More »

Spain Politics and Law

Politics According to the constitution of December 29, 1978, Spain is a parliamentary hereditary monarchy. As head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces, the king, who is mainly given representative powers, acts. Representation and legislative body is the bicameral parliament, the Cortes Generales (Cortes), consisting of the House of Representatives (congreso de los… Read More »

Spain Population, Politics and Economy

Population in Spain With almost 47 million residents (2018), the Spanish population has experienced enormous growth in the last few decades, in particular due to significant immigration. According to directoryaah, the growth rate is around 0.3%. Today the Spanish population has a proportion of foreigners of approx. 12%, which consists mainly of immigrants from Romania,… Read More »

Spain Children and School

School in Spain In Spain, schooling is compulsory for all children between the ages of six and 16, i.e. up to the 10th grade. School fees are not charged in state schools. However, 30 percent of the children attend a private school, for which school fees have to be paid. From elementary school to high… Read More »

When You are in Spain as a Tourist

Spain is a true Mediterranean gem for tourists, and in general the acceptance and tolerance towards tourists and our peculiarities is great. Unfortunately, there are some criminal elements in the country (as in most countries), and above all it is pickpockets you should be on your guard against. Especially at major tourist attractions and pedestrian… Read More »

Spain Package Tours

Anyone who decides on a holiday in Spain is doing everything right. Spain offers a suitable vacation spot for everyone. The mainland scores with a dreamlike coastal landscape and pulsating big cities. With Mallorca, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean are very popular with holidaymakers. The Canary Islands are ideal to escape the cold winter… Read More »