Interesting Facts About Spain That You Shouldn’t Miss

Facts About Spain

Spain’s Christmas lottery  El Gordo (‘the fat one’) has the world’s biggest payout of some EUR 2.24 billion.

Spain has the world’s highest cocaine consumption per capita (3.1% of the population in 2010) according to World Drug Report.

Spain is the only country in the EU, along with Portugal, where life imprisonment has been abolished.

Most of Spain was under Muslim domination from 711 to the mid 11th century. The full peninsula was not reconquered by the Christian powers until 1492.