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Spain

(Encyclopedia)CE5 CE5 Spain, Span. España āspäˈnyä, officially Kingdom of Spain, constitutional monarchy (2015 est. pop. 46,398,000), 194,884 sq mi (504,750 sq km), including the Balearic and Canary islan...

New Spain

(Encyclopedia)New Spain: see Mexico, country.

Andalusia, region, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Andalusia änˌdälo͞othēˈä , autonomous community, 33,821 sq mi (87,596 sq km), S Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Atlantic Ocean. Spa...

Granada, city, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Granada, city, capital of Granada prov., S Spain, in Andalusia, at the confluence of the Darro and Genil rivers. Formerly (17th cent.) a silk center, Gr...

Guadalajara, town, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Guadalajara, town, capital of Guadalajara prov., central Spain, in Castile–La Mancha, on the Henares River. Its economy is mainly agricultural. It flo...

Guadalupe, town, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Guadalupe gwäˌdəlo͞opˈ, Span. gwäᵺälo͞oˈpā [key], town, Cáceres prov., W...

Montserrat, mountain, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Montserrat or Monserrat both: mŏnˌsərătˈ, mŏntˌ–, Catalan mŏnsər-rätˈ, Span. mōnsārätˈ [key], mountain, 4,054 ft (1,236 m) high, NE Spain, rising abruptly from a plain in Catalonia, N...

Minho, river, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Minho Span mēnˈyō, Port. mēnˈyo͞o [key], Span. Miño, river, c.210 mi (340 km) long, rising in Galicia, NW Spain, and flowing generally SW to the Atlantic Ocean. The Sil is its chief tributary. ...

Mérida, city, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Mérida, city (1990 pop. 53,732), capital of Extremadura, in Badajoz prov., SW Spain, on the Guadiana River. It is a rail hub and agricultural center producing textiles, leather, and cork. The colony ...

Murcia, city, Spain

(Encyclopedia)Murcia, city (1990 pop. 322,911), capital of the autonomous community and coextensive prov. of Murcia, SE Spain, on the Segura River. The city lies in one of the finest irrigated garden regions in Spa...

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