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Spain is the fourth largest country in Europe (after Russia, Ukraine and France) According to Word tourism Organization, Spain is the second most visited country The entire city of Avila, the capital of Castile-Leon, is a World Heritage site The largest stadium in Europe, is the football stadium Camp Nou in Barcelona Spain currently has two of the world's largest operational Solar Energy Plants in Jumilla (Murcia) and Beneixama (Alicante)

  Spain Facts & Figures
Latitude and Longitude 39º 00' N, 3º 00' W
Area 504645 km2
Capital Madrid
Time Zone UTC+1
Official Name Kingdom of Spain
Currency Euro (EUR)
Government Parliamentary Monarchy
Legislature Bicameral
Population 40491052
Independence Date 1492
International Dialing Code 34
ISO Code alpha-3 ES
ISO Code alpha-2 ESP
GDP per Capita (PPP) $33,600.00
Climate Type Temperate
Major Language(s) Basque, Catalan, Castilian Spanish (official), Galician
Major Ethnic Groups Aragonese, Basque, Catalonian, Extremaduran, Galician, Roma, Spaniard
Major Religious Groups Christian (Roman Catholic)
Administrative Divisions 17 Autonomous Communities (comunidades autonomas) and 2 Autonomous Cities (ciudades autonomas)
Neighbouring Countries Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal, Morocco (through Ceuta and Melilla)
Major Industries Food processing, Textile, Metal works, Chemical, Wood products, Clothing, Shipbuilding, Beverages, Motor Vehicles, Medical instruments, Tourism
Natural Resources Coal, Copper, Fluorspar, Gypsum, Kaolin, Lead, Lignite, Magnesite, Mercury, Pyrites, Tungsten, Uranium, Zinc, Cultivable land, Hydelpower