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Facts about Spain

Administrative divisions: 17 autonomous communities (comunidades autonomas , singular - comunidad autonoma) and 2 autonomous cities* (ciudades autonomas , singular - ciudad autonoma); Andalucia , Aragon , Asturias , Baleares (Balearic Islands) , Ceuta* , Canarias (Canary Islands) , Cantabria , Castilla-La Mancha , Castilla y Leon , Cataluna (Catalonia) , Comunidad Valenciana (Valencian Community) , 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 along the coast of Morocco and are collectively referred to as Places of Sovereignty (Plazas de Soberania)
Area: total: 504 ,782 sq km land: 499 ,542 sq km water: 5 ,240 sq km note: there are two autonomous cities - Ceuta and Melilla - and 17 autonomous communities including Balearic Islands and Canary Islands , and three small Spanish possessions off the coast of Morocco - Islas Chafarinas , Penon de Alhucemas , and Penon de Velez de la Gomera Spratly Islands
Background: Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain , France , and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World Wars I and II but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975 , and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986) have given Spain one of the most dynamic economies in Europe and made it a global champion of freedom. Continuing challenges include Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) terrorism , illegal immigration , and slowing economic growth. Spratly Islands
Flag description: three horizontal bands of red (top) , yellow (double width) , and red with the national coat of arms on the hoist side of the yellow band; the coat of arms is quartered to display the emblems of the traditional kingdoms of Spain (clockwise from upper left , Castile , Leon , Navarre , and Aragon) while Granada is represented by the stylized pomegranate at the bottom of the shield; the arms are framed by two columns representing the Pillars of Hercules , which are the two promontories (Gibraltar and Ceuta) on either side of the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; the red scroll across the two columns bears the imperial motto of "Plus Ultra" (further beyond) referring to Spanish lands beyond Europe
Capital: name: Madrid geographic coordinates: 40 24 N , 3 41 W time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October note: Spain is divided into two time zones including the Canary Islands
Climate: temperate; clear , hot summers in interior , more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy , cold winters in interior , partly cloudy and cool along coast Spratly Islands
Currency code:
Ethnic groups: composite of Mediterranean and Nordic types
Geographic coordinates: 40 00 N , 4 00 W Spratly Islands
Geography note: strategic location along approaches to Strait of Gibraltar Spratly Islands
Government type: parliamentary monarchy
Imports partners: Germany 15.7% , France 12.7% , Italy 8.4% , China 5.8% , UK 4.8% , Netherlands 4.6% (2007)
Internet country code: .es
Land boundaries: 4 ,964 km Spratly Islands
Neighbouring countries: total: 1 ,917.8 km border countries: Andorra 63.7 km , France 623 km , Gibraltar 1.2 km , Portugal 1 ,214 km , Morocco (Ceuta) 6.3 km , Morocco (Melilla) 9.6 km Spratly Islands
Languages: Castilian Spanish (official) 74% , Catalan 17% , Galician 7% , Basque 2% , are official regionally
Location: Southwestern Europe , bordering the Bay of Biscay , Mediterranean Sea , North Atlantic Ocean , and Pyrenees Mountains , southwest of France Spratly Islands
Map references: Europe Spratly Islands
National holiday: National Day , 12 October (1492); year when Columbus first set foot in the Americas
Nationality: noun: Spaniard(s) adjective: Spanish
Natural hazards: periodic droughts Spratly Islands
Population: 40 ,491 ,052 (July 2008 est.) Spratly Islands
Religions: Roman Catholic 94% , other 6%
Terrain: large , flat to dissected plateau surrounded by rugged hills; Pyrenees in north Spratly Islands
Unemployment rate: 8.3% (2007 est.)

Capital of Kingdom of Spain

Madrid (click to view Madrid map)

Places in Spain

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Spain. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Andalusia (2492 google map locations)
Aragon (1406 google map locations)
Asturias Province (2378 google map locations)
Balearic Islands Province (142 google map locations)
Basque Country (1114 google map locations)
Canary Islands (639 google map locations)
Cantabria (836 google map locations)
Castile and León (5712 google map locations)
Castile-La Mancha (1681 google map locations)
Catalonia (1544 google map locations)
Ceuta (3 google map locations)
Extremadura (630 google map locations)
Galicia (4242 google map locations)
La Rioja (263 google map locations)
Madrid Province (274 google map locations)
Melilla (1 google map locations)
Murcia Province (589 google map locations)
Navarre Province (624 google map locations)
Valencian Community (1170 google map locations)

Random cities in Spain

Madrid, the capital city of Spain.

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