Spain by: Patrick White Location • is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Its mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; to the north by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the northwest and west by the Atlantic Ocean and Portugal. President • Polls from 2000 show that he is widely approved of by Spaniards.7 According to the Spanish Constitution, the monarch is also instrumental in promoting IberiaAmerican relations, the "nations of its historical community".56 In this capacity, the King of Spain serves as the president of the Iberia-American States Organization, representing over 700,000,000 people in 24 member nations worldwide. In 2008 he was considered the most popular leader in all Ibero-America.8 Population • Spain has 47,150,819 inhabitants according to 1/1/2010 municipal records (Padrón Municipal).1 Its population density, at 91.4/km² (229/sq. mile), is lower than that of most Western European countries. With the exception of the capital, Madrid, the most densely populated areas lie around the coast. • The population of Spain doubled during the twentieth century, but the pattern of growth was extremely uneven due to large-scale internal migration from the rural interior to the industrial cities, a phenomenon which happened later than in other Western European countries. Name of People • The term Spanish people (or Spaniards) has two distinct meanings: Traditionally, it applies to people native to any part of Spain. More recently, it has also come to have a legal meaning, referring to people who hold Spanish citizenship. • Within Spain there are a number of nationalisms and regionalisms, reflecting the country's complex history. The official language of Spain is Spanish (also known as Castilian), a standard language based on the mediaeval dialect of the Castilians of north-central Spain. There are several commonly spoken regional languages. With the exception of Basque, the languages native to Spain are Romance languages. Swagger of the Spanish • Zara -is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer based in Aretino, Galicia, and founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera. It is the flagship chain store of the Inditex group; the fashion group also owns brands such as Massimo Dutti, Pull and Bear, Oysho, Uterqüe, Stradivarius and Bershka. • It is claimed that Zara needs just two weeks1 to develop a new product and get it to stores, compared to the six-month industry average, and launches around 10,000 new designs each year. Race of people • They are European Religious beliefs • Roman Catholicism is the largest denomination of Christianity present in Spain by far. According to a October 2011 study by the Spanish Center of Sociological Research about 70.1% of Spaniards selfidentify as Catholics, 2.7% other faith, and about 25% identify with no religion. Project question • Spanish or Spaniards • Zara (Spanish: ) is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer based in Arteixo, Galicia, and founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera. • Spain is a democracy • The U.S. Main language is English. We have 50 states and are more diverse within culture, religion, and people. • • Hola, and give a little kiss on the cheek.