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7 Spanish cities that have inspired famous writers

From Washington Irving, Dan Brown, Paulo Coelho to Noah Gordon and Ken Follet, many authors have been inspired by Spain. We review some of the cities in Spain that inspired books that became bestsellers.   There have been many authors who, throughout the ages,...

Spain, leader in 5G deployment in Europe

Eight new pilot projects in eight autonomous regions maintains our country at the forefront of the deployment of this technology, which is key to economic recovery and digital transformation   The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation has...

Cinema made in Spain

Deserts, beaches, castles, gothic neighbourhoods, futuristic architecture, volcanic islands... The variety of landscapes offered by our country has made it one of the best backdrops for major international productions. We reviewed 10 of these unique film locations....

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Spain’s contribution to sustainability

Today we celebrate Earth Day by highlighting the value of our planet and our country's role in its conservation   The coronavirus has paralyzed the world. A slowdown that, perhaps, can make us reflect on how we treat the planet that welcomes us and how countries...

Renewable energy continues to grow in Spain

After some years of relatively slow growth renewable energies are beginning to take off again in Spain. The new capacities for renewable energy that took place in 2016 and 2017, the competiveness of new technologies and the ambitious objectives of the European Union...

Spanish healthcare, once again leading world rankings

According to The Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum, Spain is the country with the best healthcare in the world, along with Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.   Once again, Spain's healthcare is leading a world ranking. According to the annual...

This Is The Real Spain is the blog of Global Spain to spread the word about the real Spain, with its strengths and challenges within and outside our borders. Readers can find these strengths divided up between our three main pillars: democracy, modernity and citizenship. Because Spain is a modern country in which its citizens are the basis for the spectacular progress made in recent decades. And the 40 years of Constitution which we recently celebrated provide us with the perfect lever to remember these successes. Find out more