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Culture

Tapas, the great Spanish custom

Tapas, the great Spanish custom Who doesn’t know it, this typically Spanish appetiser, the Tapa, a traditional, appetising bite that is often consumed together with an alcoholic drink? Tapas have also become popular outside the Spanish borders, but what exactly...

History of Spain

History

History Since the early Palaeolithic, Spain was inhabited by the Neanderthals, as discoveries of their remains evidence. The first civilisation was settled along the Mediterranean Sea near Tartessos. The Phoenicians from Lebanon conquered Gades (now Cádiz) and were later replaced...

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The Spanish language

The Spanish language The languages spoken in Spain cause great confusion abroad, as they have different dialects. There is a total of five official languages in Spain (Spanish, Catalan, Basque, Galician and Aranees) and two non-official (Asturian and Aragonese). Spanish...

Architecture Spain

Architecture

Architecture The Spanish architecture is characterized by sharp contrasts between light and dark sides, alternating between austerity and lavish decorations and thick walls with small windows to keep the sunlight and heat out. The styles vary from region to region...

Religion

Religion in Spain In the 70s, every Spaniard was bound to be Catholic by law. Consequently, a large number of them are still believers, but not practicing Catholic. A strong proof of this is the fact that more than 70%...