Tag Archives: Spain

Spain Population, Main Cities and Geography

Spain: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Spain has about 46.2 million residents. Ethnic composition The population of Spain is made up of around 74.5% Spaniards, around 17% Catalans, 6.5% Galicians, 1.5% Basques and around 0.5% people of other ethnicities. Religious affiliation About 95% percent of Spaniards are baptized Roman Catholics. There are… Read More »

Barcelona, Spain Travel Tips

Public transport in Barcelona According to howsmb, the bus and metro network in Barcelona is tightly woven and works pretty well – when there isn’t another strike going on. Unfortunately, the bus timetables are a bit confusing and most of the time the companions don’t really make good progress in heavy traffic. It is easier… Read More »

What to See in Spain

Montserrat. This is the oldest monastery in Spain, located near Barcelona., on the Montserrat mountain range, at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level. It was founded by the Benedictine monks at the beginning of the 11th century. The peculiar beauty of this mountain, the abundance of its stony peaks were a source of… Read More »

Transport in Balearic Islands, Spain

The main form of public transport is the bus. Bus stops are marked with yellow-green signs with the word “bus”. There are bus stations in almost all cities and resort centers. Information about routes and timetables can be obtained at the travel agency, in shop windows and cafes located near bus stations, at the city… Read More »

Spain Literature

At the end of the civil war (April 1939) some writers had been shot (Federico García Lorca and Ramiro de Maeztu among the best); others had fled into exile (Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Ramón Pérez de Ayala, Luis Araquistain, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Salvador de Madariaga, Américo Castro, Pedro Salinas, José Bergamín, Rafael Alberti, José… Read More »

Spain Traditions

Beyond the official veil of the political unity of the country, the various faces and different souls of Spain can be perfectly perceived in the great variety of folkloric phenomena, that is to say anthropolinguistic, cultural, socio-economic and political (regional autonomist forces). Roman Spain itself, in its “provincial” distribution, consecrated, on a geographical basis, the… Read More »