"AN INTRODUCTION TO SPAIN..." Spain by mickeyjane1

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GEOGRAPHY OF SPAIN..MAINLAND

THIS COUNTRY BORDERS SOUTHERN FRANCE, HAS THE MAIN BALEARIC ISLANDS TO THE EAST COAST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA, AT THE SOUTHERN TIP OF SPAIN (GIBRALTAR) THIS ALMOST TOUCHES MOROCCO, THEN BORDERS PORTUGAL ON THE WEST COAST, UP TO THE NORTH COAST ON THE BAY OF BISCAY.

THE MAIN TOURISTIC CITIES

BARCELONA
BILBAO
CORDOBA
GRANADA
MADRID
VALENCIA
SEVILLE

I HAVE PROBABLY MISSED A LOT OUT BUT THESE ARE THE MAIN ONES WHICH I HAVE HEARD OF.

THE COASTS...

EAST COAST...STARTING FROM THE NORTH WORKING SOUTH..

C.BRAVA
C.MARESME
C.GARRAF
C.DORADA
C.AZAHAR
C.VALENCIA
C.BLANCA
C.CALIDA
C.ALMERIA
C.TROPICAL
C. DEL SOL

SOUTH WEST..
C. DE LA LUZ

NORTH WEST
FROM MOST SOUTHERN TO NORTHERN..
RIAS BAIXAS
C.DA MORTE
G.ARTABRO
RIAS ALTAS

NORTH...FROM MOST WESTERN TO EAST
C. VERDE
C. DE CANTABRIA
C.VASCA

THIS IS OF MAINLAND SPAIN
OBVIOUSLY THERE IS ALOT MORE TO SPAIN THAN THE COAST AND CITIES BUT THIS WILL GIVE YOU AN IDEA AS TO THE MAIN GEOGRAPHY.

  • Last visit to Spain: Feb 2003
  • Intro Written Apr 21, 2005
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