Top 10 geography of Spain facts Selected as the most interesting among Spain related questions in Spain quiz Not including Andorra, which European capital is located at the highest altitude?Madrid. Due to its altitude of 667 m (2,188 ft) above sea level, The Madrid region features a Mediterranean climate with cool winters, including sporadic snowfalls and minimum temperatures often below freezing.Created by: SpikeMegeography of Europe facts » Where in the world is Catalan the single official language?In Andorra. Andorra is the only part of the world, where Catalan is the only official language. It is used by Andorran television and radio stations.Created by: globalquiz.orgSpain facts » What is the only African country where Spanish is an offical language?Equatorial Guinea. Since 1778, the territory of present-day Equatorial Guinea was the colony of Spain called Spanish Guinea. It became independent nation in 1968.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Africa facts » Where was this photo taken?In Bilbao. One of the most admired works of contemporary architecture, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao was opened in 1997. Computer simulations of the building's structure made it feasible to build shapes that architects of earlier eras would have found nearly impossible to constructCreated by: Kasiamuseums facts » What are Canary Islands named from? Dogs. The name comes from the Latin root canaria. According to the historian Pliny the Elder, the island was named so, because it contained "vast multitudes of dogs of very large size".Created by: Kasiageographic names facts » In which Asian country the five most common surnames are de la Cruz, Santos, Reyes, Bautista and del Rosario?Philippines. Multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands. From 1565 to 1821, the Philippines were governed as a territory of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. Roman Catholic missionaries converted most of the lowland inhabitants to Christianity. Even though Spanish is not an official language today (Filipino and English are), Spanish names are preserved among the population.Created by: globalquiz.orgsurnames facts » Which point is NOT in Spain?Point 2. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory since 1704, when Anglo-Dutch force captured Gibraltar from the Kingdom of Castile during the War of the Spanish Succession on behalf of the Habsburg pretender to the Spanish throne.Created by: stigmap facts » How many countries does Spain share a land border with?5. It's France, Portugal, Andorra, Morocco (Ceuta) and UK (Giblartar)Created by: globalquiz.orgborders facts » Where was this photo taken?In Madrid. Bear is the symbol of Madrid, just as in case of Berlin. According to the popular story, the original name of the city was "Ursaria" ("land of bears" in Latin).Created by: globalquiz.orgbears facts » Whose coat of arms is this?Canary Islands. The name Islas Canarias is likely derived from the Latin name Insula Canaria, meaning "Island of the Dogs", a name applied originally only to Gran Canaria. The connection with the dogs is ancient and was already described by Pliny the Elder.Created by: Kasiatourism facts » Play Spain quiz and see all the questions.