Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the country with the second-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, after Italy, and the largest number of World Heritage Cities. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants, relaxed lifestyle, its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.
Spain occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal, in southwest Europe. Africa is less than 10 mi (16 km) south at the Strait of Gibraltar. A broad central plateau slopes to the south and east, crossed by a series of mountain ranges and river valleys. Principal rivers are the Ebro in the northeast, the Tajo in the central region, and the Guadalquivir in the south. Off Spain's east coast in the Mediterranean are the Balearic Islands (1,936 sq mi; 5,014 sq km), the largest of which is Majorca. Sixty mi (97 km) west of Africa are the Canary Islands (2,808 sq mi; 7,273 sq km).
The Spanish economy has been a model of defiance so far this year, with a recovery that began two years ago powering ahead despite the country’s worst political crisis in decades. 2016 Economic Freedom Score: 68.5 (up 0.9 point) Economic Freedom Status: Moderately Free Global Ranking: 43rd and Regional Ranking: 20th in Europe Notable Successes: Open Markets and Monetary Freedom Concerns: Management of Public Finance and Labor Freedom Overall Score Change Since 2012: –0.6. The Spanish economy has been benefiting from a general cyclical upturn in the euro area.
"International Orthopaedics" is the Official Journal of SICOT. Founded in 1977, it evolved from the publication of selected papers presented at the triennial congresses, but now accepts the best referred papers submitted from around the world. The articles deal with clinical orthopaedic surgery or basic research directly connected with orthopaedic surgery. Others Spanish orthopaedic journals list includes Acta Ortopédica Mexicana, Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología, Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Ortopedia y Traumatología, Revista Mexicana de Ortopedia Pediátrica and Orthotips.