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Dating traditions in spain

Phiros became related by marriage to Espan, the nephew of king Heracles, who also ruled over a kingdom in Spain.

After an arduous conquest, the peninsula came fully under Roman Rule.

Spain's capital and largest city is Madrid; other major urban areas include Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Bilbao and Málaga.

Modern humans first arrived in the Iberian Peninsula around 35,000 years ago.

Spain is a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy, with the world's fourteenth largest economy by nominal GDP and sixteenth largest by purchasing power parity.

It is a member of the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the Eurozone, the Council of Europe (Co E), the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), the Union for the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), OSCE, the Schengen Area, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and many other international organisations.

Continued wars and other problems eventually led to a diminished status.

The Napoleonic invasions of Spain led to chaos, triggering independence movements that tore apart most of the empire and left the country politically unstable.

Prior to the Second World War, Spain suffered a devastating civil war and came under the rule of an authoritarian government, which oversaw a period of stagnation that was followed by a surge in the growth of the economy.