Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a country in southwestern Europe. The capital of Spain is Madrid, a city with more than 3 million inhabitants located in the center of the country. Spain borders to the following countries France, Andorra, Portugal, the British colony of Gibraltar and via the exclaves Melilla and Ceuta to Morocco.
Naipes Españoles - Naipes España
In Spain playing cards are called naipes, juego de cartas or barajas de cartas. Spanish playing cards also called Baraja Española or Cartas Españolas are widely used in Spain, southern Italy, parts of France, Hispanic America, North Africa and the Philippines. The four suits off Spanish playing cards are bastos (English: clubs), oros (English: golden coins), copas (English: cups) and espadas (English: swords) and a deck of Spanish cards is usually made up of 40 or 48 playing cards. Spanish cards are Latin-suited decks and have strong similarities with Italian playing cards. Popular Spanish card games are Brisca, Burro, Escoba, Manilla, Mus and Tute.
Did you know that playing cards in Mexico use the same Spanish suits as playing cards from Spain?
Naipes Heraclio Fournier S.A. & Cartamundi España
Naipes Heraclio Fournier S.A. is a Spanish playing card manufacturer based in Vitoria and which has its playing card factory in Legutio, Alava in Spain. Since Fournier was founded in 1870, the playing card company has permanently occupied an important place in Spanish culture. Fournier, the largest playing card company in Spain, is property of the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC), which is a subsidiary of the Belgian privately owned group Cartamundi. Naipes Heraclio Fournier S.A has a wide range that covers all possible card games as well as traditional Spanish games and card accessories. Cartamundi España is a subsidiary of Cartamundi with headquarter in Belgium. The Cartamundi Spain branch is a sales office in Spain and manages all matters related to playing cards and card games for the country Spain.
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