Spain is a country in the south of Europe, about 50 million people live in the country, which has an area of approximately 506,000 km2. In addition to mainland Spain, 20% consists of islands, these islands are located in the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean and the Canary Islands.
Madrid is the capital of Spain, nearly 3 million people live here. Other big cities are Barcelona, Valencia and Sevilla. These cities are most popular for interns.
Climate and landscape in Spain
Spain is a very large country with many landscapes, this ensures that multiple types of climate occur. The vast majority of interns do internships in the central or northern Spain in the larger cities. In these areas there is a Mediterranean climate, which means that the summers are very hot and winters are quite mild.
Rain is not common in these parts of Spain. When it does rain, it comes down pouring and the streets get flooded. These heavy rains are also called the Mediterranean showers.
Spain is a famous for its beautiful landscapes. From deserted areas to volcanic landscapes to snowy mountains, thousands of meters high. On the weekends you can visit caves and lakes with your friends. If you are a nature lover, Spain is the place to be.