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Country Spain
Continent Europe, Africa
Location 40.46370 N, 3.74920 W
Map of Spain  map of spain
Flag  spain flag
Area 505,990 km²
Coastline 1,191.7 miles
Neighboring Countries Portugal

Gibraltar

Andorra

France

Jersey

Monaco

Guernsey

Morocco

Switzerland

Belgium

Luxembourg

Liechtenstein

England

Wales

Italy

Tunisia

San Marino

Algeria

Netherlands

Ireland

Isle of Man

Northern Ireland

Malta

Scotland

Mali

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)

WET (UTC)

CEST (UTC +2)

WEST (UTC +1)

Population 46.56 million (2016)
Symbol  symbol of spain
National Day October 12th, 1492
Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy
King of Spain Felipe VI of Spain
National Anthem ‘’Marcha Real”
National Animal Bulls
National Bird Imperial Eagle
National Flower Carnation
National Game Football
National Tree Encina (Evergreen Oak)
National Drink Sangria
National Language Spanish
Seasons in Spain Winter Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Autumn Season

Prestigious Awards of Spain
  • Military Awards – Order of Calatrava, Order of Santiago, Order of Alcantara, Order of St. John, Order of Montesa
  • Literature Awards – Premio Planeta de Novela, Princess of Asturias Awards, Miguel de Cervantes Prize, Alfaguara Prize, Premio Nadal, Premio de Novela Ciudad de Torrevieja, Premio de la Critica Espanola, Premio Azorin, Premio Herralde, Premio Tusquets de Novela
  • Cinema Awards – Goya Awards, Premios Feroz, Gaudi Awards, Jose Maria Forque Awards
Religion in Spain Roman Catholic (68%)

Irreligious (27%)

Others Religion (2%)

Average Marriage age in Spain 33.6 years for men and 32.6 years for women
Capital Madrid (400 26’N 30 42’W)
Number of Provinces 52 Provinces
Largest Province in Spain Badajoz
Smallest Province in Spain Ceuta
Largest City in Spain Madrid
Smallest City in Spain Tarragona
Literacy rate 98.7% (males)

97.5% (females)

Type of Government Monarchy

Unitary State

Constitutional Monarchy

Parliamentary System

GDP PPP – $1.769 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $1.232 trillion (2017)

GDP per capita $38,239 (2017)
Total number of Political parties in Spain 10 political parties
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code  +34
Internet TLD .es
ISO 3166 code ES
Festivals of Spain Three Kings Day

Day of Saint Anthony

San Sebastian Festival

Jarramplas

CutreCon Trash Film Festival

The Arizkun Carnival (Jumping the Bonfire)

Sitges Carnival

International Animation Festival

Las Fallas Festival

Holy Week (Semana Santa)

Saint George Festival

Feria de Sevilla

Fiesta de San Isidro

Moors and Christians Festival

Night of San Juan

Haro Wine Festival

International Festival of Music and Dance

EI Colacho (Baby Jumping) Festival

Running of the Bulls (Fiesta de San Fermin)

Feast of St. James

Near Death Festival

Festa Major de Gracia

Aste Nagusia

La Tomatina

Fiestas de la Mare de Deu de la Salut in Algemesi

San Sebastian International Film Festival

Fiesta De La Merce

Hispanic Day/Columbus Day

Annual Horror and Fantasy Film Festival

San Andres Festival

All Saints’ Day

Nadal (Christmas)

Dia de los Santos Inocentes

Els Enfarinats

Monuments The Alhambra

Great Mosque of Cordoba

Burgos Cathedral

Basilica of La Sagrada Familia

Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Burgos Cathedral

Alcazar fortress in Segovia

Majorca Cathedral

Nuestra Senora del Pilar Basilica

Roman Theatre in Merida

La Giralda Tower

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Spain 15 National parks
Longest River in Spain Tagus
Largest Lake Lago de Sanabria
Highest Mountain in Spain Teide
Highest waterfall in Spain Cascada del Cinca
Biggest Airport in Spain Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas
Biggest dam in Spain Aldeadavila Dam
Tallest building in Spain Torre PwC
Richest person of Spain Amancio Ortega
Best places to visit in Spain Barcelona

Granada

Spanish Islands

Madrid

Seville

Valencia

San Sebastian

Cordoba

Toledo

Santiago de Compostela

Official Website www.spain.info
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