As of November, 2014, there are 35 Primark stores in Spain. In May of 2006, Primark's first store in Spain opened in Madrid. This was the first Primark location to open outside of Ireland and the United Kingdom.Know More
In 1969, Primark's first store opened in Dublin, Ireland, under the name Penney's. The company has since expanded to more than 270 stores in nine different European countries. In addition to stores in Spain, Primark has locations in Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, France, Austria, the United Kingdom and Belgium. As of November of 2014, Primark's largest store is located in Manchester, England. This location has a retail space of 105,000 square feet and encompasses three floors. Near the end of 2012, this store was remodeled, adding an additional 50,000 square feet to the location.
Primark is known for its wide selection of merchandise and is comparable to a department store in the United States. Some of the different items sold include baby, children, women and men's clothing and accessories, beauty products, housewares and food items. While Primark normally sells products with its own name brand, there are other sub-brands that belong to the company. Some of these names are Love to Lounge, Early Days, Young Dimension and Cedar Wood State.Learn more about Europe
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport mandates that children in Spain between the ages of 6 and 16 must go to school. All students receive vocational training, and they can enroll in special arts and language-learning programs. Spain also adapts programs for students who have special needs.Full Answer >
Major landforms in Spain include the Meseta Plateau, which covers 45 percent of the country, the Andalusian Plain in the southeast, the Pyrenees Mountains that define the border between Spain and France, and the Ebro River Basin in the northeast. Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula.Full Answer >
People from Spain are commonly called Spanish or Spaniards. Spain, Spanish and Spaniard all derive from the Latin word "Hispania," a term Romans used to describe the Iberian peninsula. There have been human settlements in the Iberian peninsula since the Neolithic era, as early as 30,000 to 40,000 years ago.Full Answer >
The highest mountain in Spain is Mulhacén in the Sierra Nevada. At 11,411 feet, it's the highest mountain on the Iberian Peninsula. The highest mountain on a Spanish territory is Pico de Teide, on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. This mountain is 12,198 feet high.Full Answer >