Located in the continent of Europe, Spain covers 498,980 square kilometers of land and 6,390 square kilometers of water, making it the 52nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 505,370 square kilometers.
Spain was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1479. The population of Spain is 47,042,984 (2012) and the nation has a density of 94 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Spain is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Spain are refered to as Spanish.
The dialing code for the country is 34 and the top level internet domain for Spanish sites is .es.
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|Density||94.3 / km2 ( 244.2 / mi2 )|
|GDP||1,400,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||29,760 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||498,980 km2 (192,657 mi2)|
|Water Area||6,390 km2 (2,467 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Morocco, Gibraltar, Portugal, Andorra|
What is the capital of Spain?
Madrid is the capital city of Spain. It has a population of 3,255,944, and is located on a latitue of 40.42 and longitude of -3.7.
Madrid is also the political center of Spain, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Madrid, the Capital Of Spain
|Elevation||665 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Spain
|#9||Las Palmas de Gran Canaria||381,847|
|#17||L'Hospitalet de Llobregat||257,038|