10 Unknown fact about Spain

Spain is the second-largest country in the European Union, after France. It covers an area of 505,990 square kilometers.

Spain is the fourth most visited country in the world, with more than 83 million visitors per year.

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese. It is spoken by more than 570 million people worldwide.

Spain has the highest number of bars per capita in the world. In fact, the city of Madrid alone has more bars than some countries.

The Spanish national anthem, "Marcha Real," has no official lyrics.

Spain is the world's largest producer of olive oil, accounting for around 45% of the world's production.

The popular tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, takes place in the town of Buñol, near Valencia, and attracts thousands of tourists from around the world every year.

The Spanish Royal family, whose current members are King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, are direct descendants of the French royal family, the House of Bourbon.

Spain has the third-highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world, after Italy and China.

The oldest known cave paintings in the world were found in Altamira, Spain. The paintings are estimated to be around 14,000 years old.