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Where is Spain

by Vishal Kumar

Spain is located in Southern Europe and lies between latitudes 40° 0' N, and longitudes 4° 00' W.

Where is Spain Located?


Facts About Spain

Country Name Spain
Continent Europe
Capital and largest city of Spain Madrid
Area 505,990 km2 (195,364 sq mi) Water (%) 1.04
Population 46.80 million estimate
Lat Long of Spain 40.00 N and  4. 00 W
Official Language Spanish
Calling Code +34
Time Zone CET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Airports in Spain 59 Airports in Spain
Neighbor countries France, Portugal, Morocco, Gibraltar, Andorra
Internet TLD .es
Currency Euro


Where is Spain located in the World?

One of the oldest countries in Europe, Spain is located in the southwest of Europe occupying the maximum part of the Iberian Peninsula. “This member state of the European Union is partly bordered by water bodies such as the Mediterranean Sea in the east, strait of Gibraltar in the south, and the Bay of Biscay in the north”. It shares its land boundary with Portugal in the west, France, and Andorra in the north and northeast, and a small boundary with Gibraltar in the south. Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain has the thirteenth largest economy in the world.  It is the fifty-second largest country in the world with a total area of 505,370 sq. km. Its geographic coordinates are 40 00 N and 4 00 W and Madrid is its capital and largest city. Besides mainland Spain, its territory includes many islands in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea such as the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.

Spain has a Mediterranean and temperate climate. Culturally Spain exhibits the influence of Moorish and European society. “This country is home to beautiful cities, magnificent landscapes, snowcapped mountains, and historical monuments, which makes it a traveler’s paradise”.

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