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8 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Spain

Spain is a popular European vacation and backpacking destination that’s world renowned for fabulous food and wine, picturesque scenery and fun times. While you may think you know a lot about Spain, there are some interesting, little known facts that may surprise you. Here are 8 interesting facts about this popular European country:

8. It’s Actually a Kingdom

That’s right, Spain is officially known as “The Kingdom of Spain” and is the second largest country in the European Union with an area size of 505,955 square kilometers. Many people are unaware of the country’s official (and very regal sounding) name except those who live in the country themselves.

7. Public Nudity is Legal

And why not with more than 3,000 hours of sunlight each year? Exhibitionists will enjoy the carefree attitude towards nudity and the fact that on many of the beaches of Spain it’s common to see other sunbathers (particularly women) wearing no tops.

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