Spain is made up of 17 autonomous regions known in Spain as ‘Comunidades Autónomas’. Besides these ‘communities’ the country is further divided into 50 provinces (‘provincias’). In the following summary of each ‘comunidad’ we’ve listed which province belongs to which community.
What countries make up Spain?
Spain is a country in Southern Europe. It is in the Iberian Peninsula. Spain has borders with France, Portugal, Andorra and Morocco. In Spain’s northeast side are the Pyrenees mountains.
|Kingdom of Spain Reino de España (Spanish) Expand 4 other official names|
|Capital and largest city||Madrid 40°26′N 3°42′W|
What are 5 interesting facts about Spain?
Fun Facts About Spain!
- Spain is the only European country to have a physical border with an African country. …
- Spain was the world’s first global empire. …
- Spanish is the world’s second-most spoken native language. …
- Spain boasts the world’s third-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. …
- Spain was also influential in Europe.
Is Spain a poor country?
Over one-quarter (26.6 percent) of the Spanish population is at risk of poverty or social exclusion as of 2017. These results do also show, however, that this number has fallen from a peak of 29.4 percent in 2014. Spain has the highest youth poverty rate (. 221) in Western Europe.
Is Spain still a world power?
Through exploration and conquest, Spain became a world power in the 16th century, and maintained a vast overseas empire until the 19th century. … Since General Franco’s death in 1975, Spain has made the transition to democracy, and built a modern economy.