Spain is a European country that is lies on the Iberian Peninsula. The country is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea on its east and south, and it shares borders with the Bay of Biscay, France and Andorra on its north. Portugal is located on the west of Spain and the Atlantic Ocean lies on the northwest of Spain.

The country is considered to be the second largest country in west of Europe and it has an area of 504,030 square kilometers. By nominal GDP, Spain is said to be the ninth largest economy in the world and the standard of living is also very high in the country. In fact, Spain is the world’s third largest investor. Its capital city is Madrid.

The main language that is spoken by its population is Spanish but English and German are also spoken by many people. The culture of the Spanish population is diverse and it has been influenced by other cultures.

The chief religion in the country is Roman Catholicism but other religions are also followed in the country. The Spanish cuisine has been influenced by seafood and one can get a feel of its Mediterranean roots by tasting the Spanish cuisine. The architecture in Spain is very popular.

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    Alcazar of Seville

    The Alcazar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville, Spain, originally developed by Moorish Muslim kings. The palace is renowned as one of the most beautiful in Spain, being regarded as one of the most outstanding examples of mudejar architecture found on the Iberian Peninsula.

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    The Alhambra the complete Arabic form of which was Calat Alhamra, is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

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    Almaden is a town and municipality in the Spanish province of Ciudad Real, within the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha.

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    Almaden Quicksilver Mine

    The geology of the area is characterised by volcanism. Almaden is home to the world's greatest reserves of cinnabar, a mineral associated with recent volcanic activity, from which mercury is extracted.

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    Almodovar Gate

    Almodщvar Gate, that is mainly of Christian construction and dates from the 14th century.

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    Aqueduct of Segovia

    The Aqueduct of Segovia is a Roman aqueduct and one of the most significant and best-preserved ancient monuments left on the Iberian Peninsula. It is located in Spain and is the foremost symbol of Segovia, as evidenced by its presence on the city's coat of arms.

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    Archaeological Ensemble of Merida

    Today the Archaeological Ensemble of Merida is one of the largest and most extensive archaeological sites in Spain and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.

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    Atapuerca Mountains

    The Atapuerca Mountains is an ancient karstic region of Spain, in the province of Burgos, Castile and Leon and near Atapuerca and Ibeas de Juarros.

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    Batllo House

    Casa Batllo is a renowned building located in the centre of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudi’s masterpieces.

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    Burgos Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Burgos is a Catholic church dedicated to the Virgin Mary located in the Spanish city of Burgos. Its construction began in 1221, following French Gothic patterns.

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    Casa Mila

    Casa Mila, popularly known as La Pedrera, is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the last civil work designed by architect Antoni Gaudi, and was built from 1906 to 1912.

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    Cave of Altamira

    The Cave of Altamira is a cave in Cantabria, Spain, famous for its cave paintings featuring drawings and polychrome rock paintings of wild mammals and human hands, created between 18,500 and 14,000 years ago, during the Upper Paleolithic by early human beings.

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    Cave of the Castle (Cave of El Castillo)

    The Cueva de El Castillo, or the Cave of the Castle, is an archaeological site within the complex of the Caves of Monte Castillo, and is located in Puente Viesgo, in the province of Cantabria, Spain. It contains the oldest known cave art in the world.

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    Cave Pindal

    Cave Pindal is situated by the San Emeterio Headland, near the village of Pimiango, in the eastern limits of the Principality of Asturias.

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    Colonial forum of Tarraco

    The colonial forum of Tarraco is an ancient Roman archaeological site located in the modern city of Tarragona in Spain.

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    Cornalvo Dam

    The Cornalvo Dam is a Roman gravity dam in Badajoz province, Extremadura, Spain, dating to the 1st or 2nd century AD. The earth dam with stone cladding on the water face is still in use.

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    Cuenca is a city in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. It is the capital of the province of Cuenca.

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    Dome, Seville Cathedral

    Five years after construction ended, in 1511, the dome collapsed and work on the cathedral recommenced. The dome again collapsed in 1888, and work was still being performed on the dome until at least 1903.

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    Garajonay National Park

    Garajonay National Park is located in the center and north of the island of La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands.