But there’s far more to Spanish history and culture than the trivia we might have learned at school. Where, for example, is Spain’s highest mountain? Which European inventions are actually Spanish? And when did Franco bribe a Eurovision jury to crown Spain’s entry the winner? The answers aren’t always what you'd expect.
If you think you know your Picassos from your Pichecos and your Espanyols from your Eibars, take our quiz to test out how much you really know about Spain: