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Culture of Spain

People in Spain speak the Spanish language. The linguistic diversity of Spain is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Spain is 0.4132. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 77.4% of Spain's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Spain. The rate of urbanization in Spain is considered to be 0.9. According to data on inbound tourists in Spain, 60,661,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Spain is called 'La Marcha Real', which in English means 'The Royal March'. It was adopted in 1770. The lyrics have been written by none and the music has been composed by unknown.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Spain was opened on 10 March 1981, and it was located in Gran Vía, Madrid. At the moment Spain has 481 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 27% of the population of Spain are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Spain consume 1.2 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 49.7% beer, 20.2% wine, 28.3% distilled spirits, 1.8% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Spain is tortilla española.