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Spain A-Z

Based on the clues, guess these Spanish answers for each letter of the alphabet.
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First submittedJuly 25, 2015
Last updatedAugust 24, 2019
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Clue
Answer
A
Smallest bordering country
Andorra
B
Largest coastal city
Barcelona
C
Exclave in Africa
Ceuta
D
River that flows into Portugal
Douro
E
Spanish for Spain
España
F
Former dictator
Franco
G
U.K. territory adjoining Spain
Gibraltar
H
Roman name for below
Hispania
I
Peninsula on which Spain is located
Iberian
J
_____ de la Frontera
Jerez
K
Felipe or Juan Carlos, e.g.
King
L
Kingdom that merged with
Castile in 1301
León
M
Capital city
Madrid
 
Clue
Answer
N
Athlete known as Rafa
Nadal
O
Eight in Spanish
Ocho
P
Cubist painter
Picasso
Q
The man of La Mancha: Don _____
Quixote
R
Famous wine region
Rioja
S
Capital of Andalusia;
Where Figaro was married
Seville
T
Most populous of the Canary Islands
Tenerife
U
Spanish for "you", formally
Usted
V
Third biggest city; known for oranges
Valencia
W
___ of Spanish Succession
War
X
Jesuit leader, St. Francis ______
Xavier
Y
Unemployment for this group is 46%
Youth
Z
Called "Saragossa" in English
Zaragoza
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level 76
Oct 24, 2015
Might help to clarify the clue for H, didn't know you meant the answer for I
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level 59
Oct 24, 2015
Okay, foxpenguin, we'll edit this to make it more clear.
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level 68
Nov 2, 2015
Hispania is not Latin for Iberia, but for Spain (Hispania/España means "land of rabbits", while Iberia means "land of the Iberian tribes). The confusion probably arises from the fact that in Roman times Hispania also included Portugal (basically the province of Lusitania), so geographicaly speaking the past time Hispania and the present time Iberia cover the same area.
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level 62
Dec 24, 2015
So therefore it is the Latin name for both. It's the Latin name, not a Latin translation.
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level 72
Oct 26, 2015
Duera River should work...
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level 71
Oct 27, 2015
'Young' doesn't work: perhaps it should?
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level ∞
Oct 27, 2015
Okay
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level 70
Nov 1, 2015
Shouldn't Sevilla and Don Quijote be accepted?
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level 59
Nov 1, 2015
Hmm... okay, I'll give you Sevilla and Quijote.
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level 58
Dec 4, 2015
BTW, congrats on 150,000 takes on your quizzes. Before they got featured you only had 9,000!
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level 59
Dec 4, 2015
Whoa, thanks so much, cosmokim!
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level 37
Jun 20, 2016
ONLY 9,000.
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level 76
Dec 22, 2015
Really enjoyed this even though I missed seven. Very educational, too. I hope you do more for many countries.
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level 59
Dec 22, 2015
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level 43
Dec 21, 2016
I forgot Picasso x)
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level 59
Nov 16, 2017
can you accept Xaverius for Xavier ?
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level 38
Mar 8, 2018
100 and 2:16 :D Great quiz.
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level 61
Jan 10, 2019
I've only seen it spelled Zaragoza