Spanish inventor Manuel Jalón Corominas (1925-2011) invented the mop in 1956.
Tomatoes, potatoes, avocadoes, tobacco, and cacao, were all brought to Europe (then spread around the world) by the Spaniards from the Americas.
Spain is the least densely populated country in Europe, with just 202 inhabitants per square mile.
The oldest known cave painting is found in the Cave of El Castillo in northern Spain. There researchers have found a faint red dot that is thought to be over 40,000 years old.
There is no tooth fairy in Spain but rather a tooth mouse called Ratoncito Perez.
- Official Name: Kingdom of Spain
- Capital: Madrid
- Population: 47.3 million
- Official Language: Spanish
- Currency: Euro
- Government Type: Parliamentary Monarchy
- Academic Year
Semester 1: early September to mid-January
Semester 2: late January to early June