|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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- Coastline: 4,964 km (3,084.48 miles)
- Land Area:
(land) 192,656 sq miles (498,980 sq km)
(water) 2,467 sq miles (6,390 sq km)
(TOTAL) 195,123 sq miles (505,370 sq km)
To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles) use our converter
- Land Area: (all countries)
- Land Divisions: Spain has 17 autonomous communities and 2 autonomous cities. They are: Andalucia, Aragon, Asturias, Baleares (Balearic Islands), Ceuta, Canarias (Canary Islands), Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y Leon, Cataluna, Comunidad Valenciana, Extremadura, Galicia, La Rioja, Madrid, Melilla, Murcia, Navarra, Pais Vasco (Basque Country)
Note: The autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla plus three small islands of Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera, administered directly by the Spanish central government, are all located along the coast of Morocco and are collectively referred to as Places of Sovereignty (Plazas de Soberania)
- Regions Map
- Regions (largest by population) Andalusia, 7,975,672 (2005 est)
- Regions (largest by size) Castilla y Leon,
94,223 sq km
- Horizontal Width: 1017 km (631 miles) from La Coruna to Portbou
- Vertical Length: 805 km (501 miles) from Bilbao south to Gibraltar
Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
- Bordering Countries: (3) Andorra, France and Portugal, plus the British colony of Gibraltar
- Geographic Center: 5.95 km (3.7 miles) southeast of Madrid
- Highest Point: Pico del Teide, the island of Tenerife, Canary Islands, at 3,718 m (12,198 ft)
- Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 m (0 ft)
- Latitude and Longitude
- Relative Location
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.
What Is An Autonomous Government?
Who Was the First Prime Minister of Spain?
The first prime minister of Spain was Adolfa Suárez, who was in office between 1976 and 1981.