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Report on Spain and the tourist attractions of Murcia.

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Introduction

"Spain" And "Murcia" For the attention of: "Gloria Picton" INTODUCTION Detailed in this summary portfolio is brief information of Spain including, government, population, regions and language, spoken in Spain. Then the region of "Murcia" is also briefly informed on including: events and fiestas, gastronomy, culture, tourism and attractions of this a beautifull, idyllic, charming region that is full of history, which is relatively unspoiled. "Murcia remained a relatively unspoilt" (no date, www.top-tour-of-spain.com/Region-of-Murcia.html) (Asia travel. (2009) [online image] Available from: www.asiatravel.com/spain/map.html [accessed 20th July 2010]) Government Type: Constitutional monarchy (Monarqu�a constitucional) Branches: Executive--president of government nominated by monarch. Ruler: King Juan Carlos I (1975) Prime Minister: Jos� Luis Rodr�guez Zapatero (2004) Land area: 192,819 sq mi (499,401 sq km) Total area: 194,896 sq mi (504,782 sq km) 1 Monetary unit: Euro (formerly peseta) (Iberian. (2005) [online image] available from: www.iberianature.com/.../category/environment/ [accesses 19 July 2010]) Population (poblaci�n) Population (2010 est.): 40,548,753 City Population Madrid City Area 3,093,000 Barcelona City Area 1,583,256 Valencia 736,000 Sevilla 695,000 Zaragoza 601,000 M�laga 542,000 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 354,000 Bilbao 351,000 Murcia 350,000 Valladolid 317,000 C�rdoba 307,000 Palma de Mallorca 302,000 Vigo 287,000 Alicante 272,000 Gij�n 264,000 Hospital et de Llobregat 255,000 Granada 242,000 La Coru�a 241,000 Vitoria-Gasteiz 215,000 Badalona 210,000 Santa Cruzde (Tenerife) ...read more.

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SEPTEMBER Cartagena Late September. The Carthaginians & Romans Fiesta Calasparra Second week in September the Romer�a de la Sant�sima Virgen de la Esperanza DECEMBER Totana December 8, 9 and 10 Aguilas 8th Fiesta in El Garrobillo 25th Traditional Christmas Fiesta in La Cuesta de Gos 28th Fiesta in El Garrobillo Festival del Cante de las Minas: ((2008) [online image] Available from: www.whatsonwhen.com/sisp/index.htm?fx=event. [Accessed 12 July 2010]) GASTRONOMY Murcia's gastronomy is based on the excellent fruit, vegetables and garden produce provided by its fertile fields. "Gastronomy in Murcia is as rich in shades as in the raw materials" (no date, www.elitecarmurcia.com/murcia_guide/murcia_gastronomy.htm). raw materials are used to make stews and typical dishes such as ratatouille, chickpea and Swiss chard stew. As an accompaniment, you can choose from any of Murcia's Designation of Origin standard wines Bullas, Yecla and Jumilla. Murcia Events and Fiestas: (Spanish fiestas. (2009) [online image] available from: www.spanish-fiestas.com/murcia/tourism.htm Accessed 11 July 2010)) CULTURE Murcia is renowned for its history and rich cultural heritage. "The Murcia Region with a rich historical and cultural heritage" (no date, www.coastalvalleyhideaways.co.uk/Riquelme/HRArea.htm) One of the local ports is Cartagena, which has a Roman amphitheatre. ...read more.

Conclusion

'Region rica del beautifull', rich in history agriculture, tourism, appeal, 'ricos en el ojo, rico en la piel' (rich on the eye, rich on the skin), heritage, attractions and above a; culture, all of which flourishes with ambiance, like the very country Spain. Were the: 'la culture functional a trav�s de las venas Del pa�s' (culture runs through the veins of the country) REFENCES Asia travel. (2009) [online image] Available from: www.asiatravel.com/spain/map.html [accessed 20th July 2010] commons. (2010) [online image] available from: commons.wikimedia.org [accessed 18 July 29010] Holland properties. (2008)[online image] available from : www.hollandandhollandproperties.com/spain_map...[accessed 20th July 2010] Iberian. (2005) [online image] available from: www.iberianature.com/.../category/environment/ [accesses 19 July 2010] Just tour Spain. (2009) [online image] available from: justtourspain.com [accessed 23 July 2010] " Mapney, (2010) [online image] Available from: mapsof.net/.../png/languages-of-Spain [accessed 23 July 2010] Selil. (2009) [online image] available from: selil.com [accessed 23 July 2010]) Peseta. (2010) [online image] Available from: peseta.jrc.ec.europa.eu/docs/Tourism.html [Accessed 22 July 2010] Spanish insight. (2010) [online image] Available from: www.spanishpropertyinsight.com/ [Accessed 23 July 2010] Spanish fiestas. (2009) [online image] available from: www.spanish-fiestas.com/murcia/tourism.htm [Accessed 11 July 2010] Trip advisor. (2007) [online image] Available from: tripadvisor.com [accessed 14 July 2010] no date, condadodealhamaservices.com/blog/tag/lorca/ no date, www.coastalvalleyhideaways.co.uk/Riquelme/HRArea.htm) no date, www.elitecarmurcia.com/murcia_guide/murcia_gastronomy.htm no date, www.murcia-tourist-information.co.uk/...fiestas/index.shtml) date, www.top-tour-of-spain.com/Region-of-Murcia.html (2008) [online image] Available from: www.whatsonwhen.com/sisp/index.htm?fx=event. [Accessed 12 July 2010] ?? ?? ?? ?? S136204 1 ...read more.

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