Can you imagine eating chocolate and doughnuts for breakfast?
Enjoying 11 week long summer holidays, with no school during this time?
Have you ever heard of the tooth mouse?
Do you know where they say “gunon, zer da zure izena?” instead of “Hello, what’s your name?”
Find answers to these questions and a lot more in this article, Ten Fun Facts About Spain for Kids. And if you want to know more about this great country, please feel free to visit our family blog: FamilyLifeInSpain.com
10 Fun Facts about Spain
Now, you can learn to say, ‘Good morning, what’s your name?’, in the five official languages of Spain:
- In Spanish: Buenos días, cómo te llamas?
- In Catalan and Aranese: Bon dia, com et dius?
- In Galician: Bo día, cal é o teu nome?
- In Basque: Egunon, zer da zure izena?
- Tortilla de patata: Spanish potato omelet.
- Pan con aceite (y tomate): A typical Spanish breakfast of bread with olive oil (optional tomato).
- Jamón Serrano/Iberico: Good old Spanish cured ham.
- Gambas Pil Pil: Prawns cooked in a garlic and chili oil.
- Tortillitas de camarones: A kind of battered pancake with tiny prawns.
- Sopa de picadillo: A whole meal in itself. It’s a type of consommé with bits of chicken, egg, ham, mint, and noodles in it. It varies depending on where it is ordered.
- Almejas and Calamares a la Romana: Small clams in a garlic sauce and squid rings in batter.