occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula
Spain is mountainous; some of the land is semi-desert and the country has a long coastline which borders the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
. Its largest rivers are the Ebro
, Guadalquivir, Guadiana and Tagus. The climate is varied, with snow in the mountains and extremes of heat and cold in the central region. Drought is a particular problem in many areas.
is the capital city. Other important cities are Barcelona, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada and Valencia.
Related maps: Andalusia