Spain - Cordoba Mezquita, a world heritage. Facts about Spain: Area: 504,783 sq km. The major part of the Iberian peninsula and Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean. Also included are the Canary Islands and the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla on the North African coast. Population: 45,450,497. Capital: Madrid. Official language: Catalán, Galician and Basque are official languages in the respective autonomous regions. Castilian (Spanish) is the official language. Languages: 21.
Lourdes France - ***WE PRAY to Our Lady (the Blessed Virgin Mary) - We do NOT worship her; never have and never will - since this would be morally wrong. She's our advocate praying to Christ on our behalf - Christ finds it difficult to refuse HIS sinless MOTHER - which is why we turn to her for assistance in our needs - she helps bring us closer to her SON!