Spain officially known as the Kingdom of Spain situated in the southwestern Europe. This is an independent state with its archipelagos in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean and its small territories near and on the African Coast. Along with Morocco and France, Spain is one among the three countries that have both Mediterranean and Atlantic shorelines. Portugal-Spain border which expands to about 1,214 km is the longest border that is uninterrupted with the entire European Union.
Spain is the biggest country in southern Europe, 2nd largest in European Union and Western Europe and the 4th biggest in European Continent. Spain’s capital and largest city Madrid and other important urban areas include the Valencia, Bilbao, Malaga, Seville and Barcelona.
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Spain’s history starts way back from the early Middle Ages. The current form of constitutional Monarchy got introduced in 1813 and it present democratic constitution dates to the year 1978. During 1516, Spanish Empire began to grow to the New World crossways the ocean, marking the starting of Golden Age of Spain. Habsburg Spain was one of the most influential states in the world during that time. Spain during the start of the 19th century was destabilized after the war. The war got ended in a nationalist autocracy which was led by Francisco Franco which was controlling the Spanish government till 1975. The country experienced drastic economic growth during 1960s as well as early 1970s.
The official population of Spain is about 46,507,760. The population of Spain increased during the time of 20th century but the pattern was very much uneven as a result of the large scale of internal immigration from the industrial cities to the rural interiors.
Spain has three various climate zones because of its size. The climate is generally Mediterranean which is characterized by dry and hot summers and rainy and mild winters. Rains generally come mostly during spring and autumn months. The mountains that surround the plateau experience heavy snowfalls during winter and also high rainfall.
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