When we get to another country, we rarely think about why it was called that way. It happens that one country was named after a coat with a hood, and another in honor of a river with shrimp. Let's find out, where the name of these countries on our planet came from.

Spain is the land of rabbits.

Carthaginians, who first came to the peninsula, called the territory - Ispania, from the Phoenician word Sphan - "rabbit".

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