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Spain

Official name of the stateSpanish kingdom
Establishmentconstitutional monarchy
International abbreviation of the stateESP
International identification markE
Internet domain.es
Currencyeuro
CapitalMadrid
OfficialeseSpanish
Extent504 782
NížinaEbro Valley (Valle del Ebro)
MountainsSierra NevadaMulhacén Peak
PyreneesAneto Peak (Pico de Aneto)
Cantabrian MountainsTorre Cerredo
Gredos MountainsAlmanzor Peak (Plaza del Moro Almanzor)
Iberian Mountains (Sistema Ibérico)Moncayo
Cuenca Range (Serrania de Cuenca)Javalambre
Sierra MorenaEstrella
WatersRiversEbro, Tagus (Tajo), Guadiana, Guadalguivir, Douro
SeasMediterranean, Atlantic Ocean
IslandsBalearic
PeninsulaIberian
Climatic zonesdry subtropical, damp mild
Military-political organizationNATO
EuroparliamentariesEuropean People's Party and European Democrats24
Party of Socialist Europe24
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe2
Greens and European Free Alliance3
Confederation of the European United Left and Nordic Green Left1
Eurocommissionereconomic and monetary affairsAlmunia
Population39 997 000
Regions (16)CataloniaBarcelona
AragónZaragoza
NavarraPamplona
La RiojaLogroño
Basque Provinces (Países Vascongados)Vitoria
CantabriaSantander
AsturiasOviedo
GaliciaSantiago de Compostela
Castile and LeónValladolid
MadridMadrid
Castile - La ManchaToledo
ValenciaValencia
MurciaMurcia
AndalucíaSeville
ExtremaduraMérida
Balearic Islands (Islas Baleares)Palma de Mallorca
Colonies depending to EUCanariasLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
CitiesMadrid4 072 000
Barcelona2 819 000
Zaragoza837 327
Valencia752 909
Seville659 126
Málaga512 136
Bilbao369 839
Salamanca357 801
Valladolid328 365
Murcia328 100
Córdoba300 229
Palma de Mallorca296 754
Vigo274 629
Hospitalet269 241
Alicante261 255
Gijón259 054
Alicante261 255
Granada254 034
La Coruña245 459
Vitoria204 961
AglomerationMadrid4 100 000
Natural addition of inhabitants/year0%
Longevity (men/women)75,3/82,5
Human raceEuropoid
LanguagesSpanishIndo-European, Romance
BasqueBasque
CatalanIndo-European, Romance
NárodnostiSpaniards72,5%
Catalans16,3%
Galicians8%
Basques2,3%
others0,9%
ReligionsRoman Catholic96%
without religion3%
other1%
Density79,2
Urbanization76,5%
GDP/inhabitant17 300
Inhabitants in agriculture8,7%
Inhabitants in industry18%
Outputlignite, zinc
Electric energy50% thermal, 30% nuclear, 20% water (hydraulic)
Lines of procesing industry35% engineering, 20% food-processing, 20% chemical
Length of road sieve331 961
Length of gridiron14 400
The most important airportsMadrid, Barcelona
Literacy96,5%
Size of army200 700