Is Spain still empty?
Over the past 50 years, Spain’s countryside has lost 28% of its population and are now known as la España vacia — or empty Spain. In a bid to redress decades of rural decline, Spain’s leftist government unveiled an $11.9 billion plan this week, using funds the European Union has earmarked for population regeneration.
What is a Spanish hamlet?
[ˈhæmlɪt ] aldea f ⧫ caserío m.
Does Spain have a homeless problem?
Homelessness in Spain is a significant social issue, affecting some 40,000 people (0.09% of the population). Migrants are disproportionately represented among the homeless population. Young people are also highly represented among the homeless, some studies estimating that 30% of Spain’s homeless are aged 18–29.
Is Madrid a real town?
Sitting midway along The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, Madrid is categorized as a ghost town even though this small village of about 400 residents is bustling during the summer months with shops, restaurants, and galleries catering to the many visitors along this ancient path.