Interesting Facts About Spain That You Shouldn’t Miss

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Cool facts about Spain

Spain is a constitutional monarch like United Kingdom.

Real Madrid, the football club based out of Madrid, is the most valuable sports team in the world.

Spain occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula.

All Spanish dishes use olive oil and the food is incomplete without Sherry.

Spain has three major rivers, Ebro, Tajo  and Guadalquivir.

Spain was once a number of separate kingdoms with different languages, and got unified in 15th century after the marriage of two Catholic monarchs Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile.

In 2015, Spain has the highest unemployment rate in Europe.

Spain has the fourth highest life expectancy of all OECD countries; it is 82 years and comes after Switzerland, Italy and Japan.

Spain is the first country in world where wind energy was the greatest source of electricity.

Spain was the world’s third most popular tourist destination in 2013.