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Land Area 498,980 km2
Water Area 6,390 km2
Total Area 505,370km2 (#51)
Population 48,563,476 (#28)
Population Density 97.33/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $1,690.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $36,500
Currency Euro (EUR)
More Information Spain History
Largest Cities
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Spain's current tourism promotion, "I need Spain," is the reason travelers from all over the world visit and enjoy its attractions, flavors, natural wonders and sights.

Whether a tour of the incredible Prado Museum in Madrid; flamenco dancing in Seville; the stunningly beautiful city of Grenada; classic Roman ruins in Cordoba; or the dynamic cultural attractions of Gaudi's Barcelona - the pleasurable experiences in Spain are sure to please and bring you back for more.

Along with Malaga and the Costa del Sol; the beaches along the entire southern coastline; the nearby Balearic Islands; Bilbao, Pamplona, San Sabastian and all of the Basque Country; the scenic resorts in the Pyrenees, there's much to see and do in Spain.

  • Calling Code: 34
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Conditions in central and northern Spain are considered near-perfect in spring and late summer. The 'Costa del Sol' and other southern coastal areas are pleasant throughout the year. Across the Andalucia Region (even in winter) the days are usually sunny and warm. For those seeking summer heat relief, the mountains are a good choice, as are the northern coastal areas from La Coruna to San Sabastian. The eastern Mediterranean coastal cities - from Barcelona south to Cartagena - and the Balearic Islands, are more temperate.



  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirments. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Spain Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Spain Trivia

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.

Prime Minsters Of Spain

About the Author

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