Top 10 Facts About Spain

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The Top Ten

1 The oldest lighthouse in the world is the Tower of Hercules in Spain. It was erected in the 1st century.

Must have been hard back then. It was probably a boner to make. - Skullkid755

2 Spain was the first country in Europe to ban smoking in bars

THANK YOU, Spain! I love you! - Britgirl

3 43.8% of olive oil in the world comes from Spain
4 Spain didn't participate in WW1 and WW2

But in WW2, they were likely to be aligned with the Axis powers. They just didnmt participate.

*NOR - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

5 71% of Spain's population identifies itself as catholic

Guess I'm part of the 29% that doesn't - Martinglez

But I think the youth isn't that religious in Spain.

6 Spain's National Anthem has no lyrics

Haha! This is hilarious then!

Haha, that was the biggest surprise! - Metal_Treasure

7 More than 150000 tomatoes are usually thrown at the "Tomatina" festival
8 Spain has two African cities (Ceuta & Melilla)

I really wonder why they still have that border in Morrocco.

9 The name Spain means land of rabbits

This one surprised me. - Martinglez

10 There is an international zipline between Spain and Portugal

Since both are on the Schengen Area, there is no problem.

The Contenders

11 Spain is Europe's biggest cocaine consumer
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1. 43.8% of olive oil in the world comes from Spain
2. 71% of Spain's population identifies itself as catholic
3. Spain was the first country in Europe to ban smoking in bars
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1. Spain's National Anthem has no lyrics
2. The oldest lighthouse in the world is the Tower of Hercules in Spain. It was erected in the 1st century.
3. Spain didn't participate in WW1 and WW2
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