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  • Los Millares

    Los Millares is a Chalcolithic occupation site 17 km north of Almería, in the municipality of Santa Fe de Mondújar, Andalusia, Spain. The complex was in use from the end of the fourth millennium to the end of the second millennium BC and probably su…

  • Los Alfaques disaster

    The Los Alfaques disaster was a road accident and tanker explosion which occurred on 11 July 1978 in Alcanar, near Tarragona, in Spain. The tanker truck was loaded with 23 tons of highly flammable liquefied propylene.

  • Linares, Jaén

    Linares is a city located in the Andalusian province of Jaén, Spain. It is considered the second most important city in that province and had a population of 62,347 in the most recent census. The altitude is 419 metres (1,375 feet) and the total are…

  • Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

    The Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper (Catalan pronunciation: [siwˈtat əspurˈtiβə ʒuˈaŋ ɡəmˈpe]) is the training ground and academy base of Catalan football club, FC Barcelona, it was officially opened on 1 June 2006, and was named in honor of Joan Gampe…

  • 2009 European Grand Prix

    The 2009 European Grand Prix (formally the LIII Telefónica Grand Prix of Europe) was a Formula One motor race, held on August 23, 2009 at the Valencia Street Circuit in Valencia, Spain. It was the 11th race of the 2009 Formula One season. The race w…

  • Romería de El Rocío

    The Romería de El Rocío is a procession/pilgrimage on the second day of the Pentecost to the Hermitage of El Rocío in the countryside of Almonte, Province of Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, in honor of the Virgin of El Rocío.

  • Romanos the Melodist

    Saint Romanos the Melodist or the Hymnographer (Greek: Ῥωμανὸς ὁ Μελωδός, often Latinized as Romanus or Anglicized as Roman), was one of the greatest of Greek hymnographers, called "the Pindar of rhythmic poetry".

  • Province of Lleida

    The Province of Lleida (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʎɛjðə], locally: [ˈʎejðɛ]; Spanish: Lérida; Occitan: Lhèida) is one of the four provinces of Catalonia. It lies in north-eastern Spain, in the western part of the autonomous community of Catalonia, an…

  • Poblet Monastery

    The Royal Abbey of Santa Maria de Poblet (Catalan: Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet) is a Cistercian monastery, founded in 1151, located at the feet of the Prades Mountains, in the comarca of Conca de Barberà, in Catalonia (Spain). It was fou…

  • Plaza de Toros de Ronda

    The Plaza de toros de Ronda The arena has a diameter of 66 metres (217 ft), surrounded by a passage formed by two rings of stone. There are two layers of seating, each with five raised rows and 136 pillars that make up 68 arches.

  • Parc del Laberint d'Horta

    The Parc del Laberint d'Horta (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈparɡ dəɫ ɫəβəˈɾin ˈdɔrtə], "Labyrinth Park of Horta", sometimes named Jardins (Gardens) del Laberint d'Horta) is an historical garden in the Horta-Guinardó district in Barcelona, and the oldest…

  • Palmeral of Elche

    The Palmeral or Palm Grove of Elche (Spanish: Palmeral de Elche, Valencian: Palmerar d'Elx) is the generic name used to designate a system of date palm orchards in the city of Elche (Spain).

  • Jebel Musa (Morocco)

    Jebel Musa (Arabic: جبل موسى‎, Jabal Mūsā, in Berber Adrar Musa), Mount Moses when translated literally into English, is the name given to a mountain in the northernmost part of Morocco on the African side of the Strait of Gibraltar. It is part of t…

  • Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque

    The Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque, also known as the King Fahd bin Abdulaziz al-Saud Mosque or the Mosque of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, is a mosque located at Europa Point in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, a peninsula connected…

  • Forum Building

    The Forum Building (Catalan: Edifici Fòrum, IPA: [əðiˈfisi ˈfɔɾum]; Spanish: Edificio Fórum), also known as Museu Blau de les Ciències Naturals, is an architectural landmark in Barcelona designed by the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de …

  • Ciudad Rodrigo

    Ciudad Rodrigo is a small cathedral city in the province of Salamanca, in western Spain, with a population of about 14,000. It is the seat of a judicial district as well.

  • Bay of Gibraltar

    The Bay of Gibraltar (also known as Gibraltar Bay or Bay of Algeciras) is a bay at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. It is around 10 km (6.2 mi) long by 8 km (5.0 mi) wide, covering an area of some 75 km2 (29 sq mi), with a depth of up to 4…

  • Terra Mítica

    Terra Mítica (Valencian pronunciation: [ˈtɛra ˈmitika]) is a theme park located in Benidorm, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands (of the Mediterranean).

  • Málaga Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Málaga is a Renaissance church in the city of Málaga in Andalusia in southern Spain. It is located within the limits defined by a now missing portion of the medieval Moorish walls, the remains of which surround the nearby Alcazaba a…

  • Hispania Citerior

    Hispania Citerior ("Nearer Hispania") was a region of Hispania during the Roman Republic, roughly occupying the northeastern coast and the Ebro Valley of what is now Spain.

  • Cervera

    Cervera (Catalan pronunciation: [sərˈβɛɾə], locally: [seɾˈβeɾɛ]) is the capital of the comarca of Segarra, in the province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain.

  • Caldera de Taburiente National Park

    Caldera de Taburiente National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente) is a national park on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain. It contains the enormous expanse of the Caldera de Taburiente, once believed to be a huge…

  • Beach of La Concha

    The Beach of La Concha (Basque: Kontxa Hondartza [ˈkontʃa onˈdarts̻a], Spanish: Playa de La Concha [ˈplaʝa ðe la ˈkoɲtʃa]) is a beach in the Bay of La Concha (Shell, in Spanish, due to its shape) in San Sebastián (Basque Country).

  • Almería Airport

    Almería Airport (IATA: LEI, ICAO: LEAM) is located 9 km (5.6 mi) east of Almería city centre in the province of Almería, in South-East Spain, . It is a modern airport, with arrivals and departures taking place on the main ground floor.

  • Abbey of Santo Domingo de Silos

    Santo Domingo de Silos Abbey (Spanish: Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos) is a Benedictine monastery in the village of Santo Domingo de Silos in the southern part of Burgos Province in northern Spain. The monastery is named after the eleventh-cen…