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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.

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