Facts About Spain :
Spain officially known as the Kingdom of Spain is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
-> Name : Spain
-> Official name : The Kingdom of Spain
-> Area : 504,780 square kilometers.
-> Currency : Euro, Previously the Spanish peseta (€1=166.66 pesetas)
-> Capital : Madrid
-> Geography : Spain is Europe 's fourth largest country including the Canary and Balearic island groups.
-> Density: 88,39 inhabitants per square kilometer.
-> Religion : 98% of people are Roman Catholic, the rest being made up of a few Protestants, Muslims and Jews. There are also around 500,000 gypsies living mainly in the larger cities.
-> Language : Official language is Castilian Spanish,however many other language dialects are also in use.
-> Time zone : +1 GMT except Canary Islands +2 GMT.
-> Highest Point : Pico de Teide in Tenerife 3,719 m.
-> Telephone country code: (00)34
-> Visa : No visas are necessary for EU nationals staying a maximum of three months.
-> Political Structure: Parliamentary monarchy (since 1978).
-> Regions: Spain is made up of 17 autonomous regions.
-> 3 Major cities of Spain : Madrid 5.9 million inhabitants, Barcelona 5.3 million inhabitants, Valencia 1.6 million inhabitants