Spain

By: Drew Mackie

Who lives here? What is the average income? Climate? Tourism?

All kinds and people live in Spain. In 2005 Spain had an estimated 1 trillion dollards. The climate of Spain is extremely varied. The northern coastal regions are cool and humid in January - March. The central plateau is cold in the winter and hot in the summer. The most popular place to go in spain is Barcelona. It is a city that has many attractions to tourists.

What kind of Music is there? Fun Facts?

Music of all kinds, from flamenco to rock, jazz to classical, is extremely popular in Spain and an essential ingredient of any festival or fiesta.Spain has a wealth of traditional folk music and dance, particularly flamenco and classical guitar, which are popular throughout the country. One Fun Fact to know is that when your car is towed away, a message is left on the street so you know where it was taken.

What kind of government? A short history of the country?

Spain's government is aparliamentary democracy. Spain also has aconstitutional monarchy. In Spanish, the elected leader is generally referred to as 'el presidente'.

Write a description of a famous historical event. Famous People that are from your Spain? A detailed description & review of a popular tourist attraction.

In 1938-1939 Spain had their civil war. Pau and Mark Gasol are from Spain. Running of the Bulls is a popular tourist attraction. It is where they let out bulls and the people have to run away from the bulls. Running with the Bulls is a very well know attraction in Spain.

An overview about the food, agriculture, livestock or natural exports?

Spaniards in the coastal region tend to use fresh seafood in their dishes, while the fertile soil in the south of Spain is perfect for growing juicy tomatoes and olives. Foods like gazpacho and paella are fairly well known, but other dishes fly under the radar.

Describe the culinary contribution to Spain?

Spanish cuisine is a way of preparing varied dishes, which is enriched by the culinary contributions of the various regions that make up the country. It is a cuisine influenced by the people who, throughout history, have conquered the territory of that country, as well by the subsequently colonized regions.

What was a famous spanish recipe?

Boiled Beef and Potatoes with Paprika -Ternera Guisada con Patatas y Pimentón.

Ingredients:

3-1/4 lbs braising beef (e.g. flank)

Sea salt, to taste

1-3/4 lbs potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks,

4 oz pork fat (traditionally salted fat, but fatback will do fine)

1-2 tsp spicy hot paprika, to taste

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