1: Spain is located in southwestern Europe bordering the bay of Biscay, Mediterranean sea, the north Atlantic ocean, and Pyrenees mountains, southwest of France.
2: Spain has 17 communities and 2 cities. They include; Madrid, Canary Islands, Castile Leon, Aragon, Galicia, Asturias, Navarre, Cantabria, Murcia, Extremadora, Pas Vasco,Basque county, and others.
3: The head of Spain is the king and queen, Juan Carlos, And Sofia.
4: Legislative Branch | 264 seats, 208 members, serve 4 year terms. Also have Congress of deputies which hold 350 seats.
5: Executive Branch | chief of state- King Juan Carlos. Head of gov.-Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. 3 vice presidents. and 20 members of the cabinet.
6: Judicial Branch | Supreme Court or ( tribunal supremo)
7: important laws | *In Spain you may purchase alcohol at the age of 16. * People can grow, smoke whatever they want in their own house. * Sexual legal consent age is 13 *if you are drinking your BAC has to be under 0.05
8: Economy | *Spain is a mixed economy. *The most popular occupations in Spain are; agriculture, industry, and service.
9: Economy | Unemployment rate in Spain is about 18.11% . compared to the world at 11.4%
10: Economy | Agricultural products produced in Spain include; grain, vegetables, olives, wine, grapes,sugar, beets, citrus, beef, pork, poultry, dairy products, and fish
11: Economy | industries include; textiles, apparel, food and beverages, metals, chemicals, shipbuilding,auto mobiles, machine tools, clay, footwear, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment.
12: Economy | Exports include; machinery, motor vehicles, food stuffs, pharmaceuticals, medicines, other customer goods.
13: Economy | Imports include; machinery equipment, fuels, chemicals,semi finished goods, food stuffs, consumer goods, measuring and medical control instruments.
14: Fun Facts | * the currency in Spain is the euro * soccer( futbol) is the most popular sport. * Bullfighting is another big sport. * Spain is twice the size of Oregon. *official name is The kingdom of Spain. *official language is Spanish.
15: Fun Facts | * national day is 12 October * Anthem called La Marcha Real.( the royal march) * life expectancy is 79. * Well known Spanish artists include; Pablo Picasso, Salvador Deli, Joan Miro. *Instead of the tooth fairy Spain has a mouse called Ratoncio Perez.
16: Credits | *www.google.com *world encyclopedia. * https:// www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook.