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Spain Quiz on a Map

Hola ! In this original quiz, all the answers to geographical, historical and cultural questions will appear somewhere in the map. Try to complete it!
Population by city proper, not urban area (from citypopulation.de)
Famous battles are depicted by red crosses, famous monuments by grey castles, natural wonders by green leaves and famous people by purple men
Mountain ranges are light brown while mounts are dark brown - volcanoes are smoking mounts
Regions do NOT necessarily correspond to administrative regions
Quiz by YungBabass
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Last updated: July 4, 2021
First submittedJuly 4, 2021
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MEDITERRANEAN SEAATLANTIC OCEANFRANCEPORTUGALMOROCCOANDORRACATALONIALA RIOJABALEARIC ISLANDS
 
Bordering Countries
Andorra
France
Morocco
Portugal
 
Bordering Seas/Oceans
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
 
Rivers
Tagus
Ebro
Douro
 
Montain Ranges/Chains
Pyrenees
Picos de Europa
Sierra Nevada
 
Mounts
Mulhacén
Aneto
 
Volcanoes
Teide
Population
Biggest Cities
3,334,730
Madrid
1,664,182
Barcelona
800,215
Valencia
691,395
Seville
681,877
Zaragoza
 
 
Fact
Other Cities
Along with melilla, one of the Spanish automonous city in Morocco
Ceuta
Former capital of the Umayyad Caliphate of the same name
Cordoba
City of the 'Running of the bulls'
Pamplona
Coastal Basque city close to the French border, also called Donostia
San Sebastian
One of the biggest Catholic pilgrimage destination
Santiago de Compostela
Description
Regions
Archipelago essentialy made up of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera
Balearic Islands
Spanish autonomous community that recently had a disputed referendum on independence
Catalonia
Region well known for its wines
La Rioja
 
 
Desctiption
Monuments
Museum of modern and contemporary art in Bilbao
Guggenheim Museum
Ancien Arab Palace that literally means 'The Red One'
Alhambra
Basilica whose construction began more than 100 years ago
Sagrada Familia
 
 
Description
Natural Wonders
Narrow strait that separates the Ibarian Peninsula from Africa
Strait of Gibraltar
Semi-arid desert popular for the shootings of Spaghetti Westerns
Tabernas Desert
Link with City
Famous People
Figueres: a museum dedicated to this surrealist artist is there
Salvador Dalí
Manacor: this tennis player, winner of 20 Grand Slam men's singles titles, was born in this city
Rafael Nadal
Valladolid: this bishop defended the Amerindians during this city famous debate
Bartolomé de las Casas
 
 
Link with City
Pieces of Art
Belchite: this movie about the life of a little girl few years after the Spanish Civil War, directed by Guillermo del Toro, was filmed there
Pan's Labyrinth
Madrid: this anti-war painting by Picasso is exposed in one of the city's museum
Guernica
Somewhere in La Mancha: the hidalgo from the homonymous novel by Miguel de Cervantes comes from this region
Don Quixotte
 
 
Date
Battles
1492: battle that ended the Reconquista
Battle of Granada
1805: naval engagement during the Napoleonic Wars
Battle of Trafalgar
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Level 44
Jul 4, 2021
Hey, let's make an other quiz of the 'Country Quiz on a Map' serie, that you can check here :

https://www.jetpunk.com/series/324705/countriy-quiz-on-a-map

These are my first quizzes, do not hesitate to give constructive criticisms if you want to help me :)

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Level 74
Jul 6, 2021
This is a great quiz. A good mixture of the straightforward and the challenging. One correction: "Douro" is the Portuguese name for the river. The Spanish name is "Duero" as in the town "Aranda de Duero"
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Level 73
Jul 10, 2021
Another nice map!

Although you seemed to have forgotten the Anglo-Spanish border at Gibraltar