Learn more about the country of Spain and its culture, food, holidays, sports, and history. Other topics include bullfighting, flamenco dancing, football (soccer), Miguel Indurain, and Holy Week. Includes classroom activities for studying Spain and its culture. An eThemes resource on the Spanish language is linked.
CIA World Factbook: Spain
This page has a map and statistical information about Spain's geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
Spain: A Country Study
This extensive site covers the history, culture, population, economy, energy, and government of Spain.
This is a small map of Spain with major waterways and cities labeled.
This map shows in some detail the roads, railroads, islands, and cities of Spain.
All About Spain: Country and Culture
On this site students will find links to general information about Spain, flamenco, bullfighting, fiestas, folklore, and cuisine. NOT: This site includes sponsored links.
Culture Crossing: Spain
Learn about Spanish etiquette and customs on this website. NOTE: This site includes ads and sponsored links.
The Spanish Fiesta Brava: Historical Perspective and Definition
Read about the history of bullfighting (the "fiesta brava") from a one-time matador's perspective.
Bullfighting: Barbaric or Art?
This is another site that presents a history of bullfighting and lets readers decide for themselves whether bullfighting is barbaric or an art form.
All About Spain: What is Flamenco?
What is flamenco, what is its history, and who are the famous flamenco artists? Click on one of the links to these topics in the sidebar on the left-hand side of the Web page to learn more.
Andalucia.com: Holy Week (Semana Santa)
Students can learn about the processions and festivals in Seville during Easter week. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other ads, and sponsored links.
This site has printable maps and the flag of Spain.
Spanish Food: Spanish Food History
Learn about the various cultures that influenced Spanish cuisine. Follow the links at the bottom of the page to retrieve content on specific cultural influences and foods. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
eThemes Resource: Language: Spanish
These sites focus on teaching Spanish words and include hands-on games, interactive exercises, pronunciation, bilingual translation, grammar rules and some cultural notes.