|Land Area||498,980 km2|
|Water Area||6,390 km2|
|Total Area||505,370km2 (#51)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy|
|GDP (PPP)||$1,690.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$36,500|
|More Information||Spain History|
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The red and golden-yellow colors of Spain's flag were first used in the late 1700s by the King of Spain, as he tried to easily differentiate his ships from those of other countries.
Spain Coat of Arms:
The country's coat of arms is composed of six (6) other coats of arms, including those of Aragon, House of Bourbon, Castile, Granada, Leon and Navarre.
On either side of the Coat of Arms are the Pillars of Hercules, an ancient name given to the Straits of Gibraltar. It is topped by the royal crown of Spain.
What are the Ethnic Groups in Spain?
Romanians, Ecuadorians, and Moroccans are three of the biggest ethnic minorities of Spain.
Largest Ethnic Minorities In Spain
What is an Autonomous Government?
Autonomy refers to the capacity and right of a country or other jurisdiction to govern itself. The term, autonomous comes from the Greek word, autonomous meaning auto - “self” and nomos - “law” respectively. In political, moral, and bioethical philosophy, it is explained as the capability of an entity to make an informed, unforced decision.