Spain produces 44% of all the olive oil in the world.

Spanish people inherit and use two surnames: one from their fathers and one from their mothers.

Spain’s national anthem is the only one in the world with no official lyrics.

La Tomatina is a food-fighting festival held every August in a village near Valencia, where people gather to throw tons of tomatoes at each other.

The Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona has been under construction for over 130 years. It is expected to be finished around 2026.

Sunflower seeds are one of the most popular snacks in Spain.