World Country Capital Flag Flashcards for kids - Focus on Spain

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Spain is the second-largest country in southwestern Europe. It is just north of Morocco and Algeria across the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is the world’s second country with the most UNESCO World Heritage cities.


Official name: Spain

Capital: Madrid

Official Language: Spanish

Currency: Euro

Continent: Europe

Population: 46.75 million

Major rivers: Tagus, Duero, Guadiana, Guadalquivir

Major Cities: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Granada

Major Mountains: Mount Teide, Mount Mulhacen, Mount Aneto

National Bird: Spanish Imperial Eagle

National Animal: The Bull

National Flower: The Red Carnation

National Fruit: Grape



Spain has diverse geographical features. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula and separated from Andorra and France by the Pyrenees mountains. Most of the country is covered by the Meseta Plateau. The fertile grounds of the Andalusian Plain are very suitable for agriculture.

The climate is mild oceanic, with relatively mild and rainy winters. There can be occasional heatwaves in summer and the wind blows frequently throughout the year. Snowfall occurs largely in the interior mountainous areas and sparsely along the coast, although fog is quite common.


As Spain was initially named, Hispania was inhabited mostly by Iberians, Basques, and Celts. Spanish 84.8%, Moroccan 1.7%, Romanian 1.2%, other 12.3%. Spain’s culture is based on historical influences, primarily that of ancient Rome.

The people are usually warm, and welcoming. Spain is famous around the world for the Flaming Flamenco dance and bullfights. Another important part of the culture is music. Spain has abundant art, architecture, literature, cuisine, and history, a treat for the explorers.


The flag consists of three horizontal stripes: red, yellow, and red, the yellow stripe being twice the size of each red stripe. The coat of arms on the Flag of Spain represents the four historical regions that merged to form Spain. The regions are the Kingdom of Castile, Kingdom of León, Kingdom of Aragon, Kingdom of Navarre, and the Kingdom of Granada. The flag also showcases the House of Bourbon, Pillars of Hercules, and the Imperial Crown.


Spain has the highest number of vascular plants approximately 8000 species. Yellow monkshood, Ornamental Onion, Lacy Self-Heal, Grey-Leaved Cistus, Lesser Butterfly, Orchid, and Bee Orchid are some of the native plants. Bright pink and purple bougainvillea plants are probably the plants that most people associate with Spain.

Spain has a diverse array of native animals, including a wide variety of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The Iberian Lynx, Iberian Wolf, Cantabrian brown bear, Spanish Ibex, Iberian Pig, Pyrenean Chamois, Orcas or Killer Whales, and Common Genet are some of the native animals.


When you think of popular sports in Spain, you probably think about football (soccer), and you're right. Spain won the FIFA World Cup once, in South Africa in 2010. Other common sports are basketball, tennis, cycling, handball, and bullfighting.


Arco de Triomf: The Arc de Triumph is a triumphal arch in the city of Barcelona. The height of the triumphal arch is 30 meters, and it was designed by the Spanish architect Joseph Vilaseca Casanovas.

Park Guell: Barcelona: The park is one of the largest green spaces in Barcelona. It is an enormous garden with stunning and distinct architectural elements. It is well known for its unique style of Trencadis, a mosaic created by small pieces of broken ceramic.

La Sagrada: It’s a church in the city of Barcelona. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is currently the largest unfinished Roman Catholic church.

Temple of Debod: The Temple of Debod is one of Madrid's most beautiful hidden treasures. It was given to Spain by Egypt for helping save the Abu Simbel temples.

Puerta del Sol, Madrid: Puerta del Sol (meaning The Sun's Gate in English) is one of the most renowned central squares in Madrid, and home to several of the city’s landmarks, such as the


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