Interesting Facts About Spain That You Shouldn’t Miss

Fun Facts About Spain

The oldest existing Lighthouse in the world is the Tower of Hercules in Spain, which was erected in 1st century.

La Tomatina, or “the world’s biggest food fight” is the annual festival held in Spain where people throw tomatoes on each other.

Spain was neutral in WWI and WWII, but the civil war (1936-39) has caused great causalities and over 500,000 people were killed.

In 2011, a small town in Spain, on the brink of financial ruin, bet on the world’s biggest lottery and won.

There are no laws for public nudity in Spain.

Spain has a huge contrast in rainfall between the wet regions of the northwest and the arid areas elsewhere.

Spain is the least densely populated country in Europe, with just 202 inhabitants per square mile.

There are fewer marriages in Spain than in any other EU country except Sweden.

Spain is one of the most decentralized democracies in Europe. Each of its 17 regions manages its own school, hospitals, and other public services.

Paella, a rice dish of Spain and is renowned throughout the world.

The island of Ibiza in eastern Spain is one of Europe’s favorite party destinations.

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