Country information of Spain

Spain
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Capital
Madrid

Geography Spain

Continent:
Europe
Country:
Spain
Size:
505.990 km²
Coordinates:
40 00 Nord, 4 00 West
Height:
Lowest point : Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest point : Pico de Teide (Tenerife) on Canary Islands 3,718 m
Location:
Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France

Population Spain

Population count:
40.280.780
Languages:
Castilian Spanish (official) 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%

Economy Spain

Currency:
euro (EUR) note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by the financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions with the member countries
Currency symbol:
EUR

Miscellaneous Spain

Car registration plate:
E
Internet sign / top-level domain:
.es