The peseta was introduced
After the Civil War ended in
1939, coins were issued showing the portrait of General
Franco, the commander who led the anti-Republican forces.
In 1652, a copper coin with
Napoleon on it was changed the value of eight maravedis
to twelve maravedis.
Spain's main industries are
mining, agraculture, automobiles, steel, iron, clothing,
wine, meat, and fishing.
Tourism is very important in
Spain. It gets an average 45 million tourists.
Spain is surrounded by one
participating country in the euro: Portugal.
Cash machines have been
dispensing money in euros since January 1,
This is what each of the
Spanish euros has on the national side. The links will
take you to websites that show you pictures or give
you information about some about images on the euro
On the national side of the 1,
2, and 5 euro cents coin there is a picture of the
of Santiago de Compostela.
On the national side of the 10,
20, and 50 euro cents coins there is a picture of
de Cervantes because he is
considered the father of the Spanish
On the national side of the 1
and 2 euro coins there is a picture of King
Carlos de Borbon y Borbon
because he is the present king of Spain.