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The Kingdom of Spain have a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and covers 506.000 square kilometres. It is inhabited by 46.500.000 citizen, of which 68% are Christians and 27% have no religion.
The currency is Euro, worth 7,46 Danish Krone. The GDP is US$1.252 trillion.

Here are three climates; Mediterranean is dominant in the peninsula, the semi-arid climate, is mainly predominant in the south-eastern quarter of the country, while the oceanic climate, is found in the northern quarter of the country.
The fauna presents a wide diversity that is due in large part to the geographical position of the Iberian peninsula between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean and between Africa and Eurasia, and the great diversity of habitats and biotopes, the result of a considerable variety of climates and well differentiated regions.
Among the bigger mammals are Wildcat (Felis silvestris), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), Common genet (Genetta genetta), Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon), Red fox (Vulpes vulpe), African golden wolf (Canis anthus), Iberian wolf (Canis lupus signatus), Italian wolf (Canis lupus italicus), Brown bear (Ursus arctos), Eurasian badger (Meles meles), Boar (Sus scrofa), different deer, Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia), Majorcan feral goat (Capra aegagrus hircus), Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica), Mouflon (Ovis aries orientalis), Pyrenean chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica) and a lot of bats.
Among over 1400 vascular plant species known solely from Spain are a pink dianthus (Dianthus charidemi), the Dwarf Spanish Foxglove Borderea chouardii, and Narcissus bugei.

Well, the diary will eventually come, when I get a chance to visit the country.

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