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Kingdom of Spain
Reino de España
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Plus Ultra" (Latin)
"Further Beyond"
Anthem: Marcha Real  (Spanish)
Royal March
Location of  Spain  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Spain  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Madrid
40°26′N3°42′W / 40.433°N 3.700°W / 40.433; -3.700
Official languagesSpanish[a]
Recognised regional languages
Partially recognised
languages
Demonym
  • Spanish
  • Spaniard
GovernmentUnitary parliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
 - KingJuan Carlos I
 - Prime MinisterMariano Rajoy
 - Deputy
Prime Minister
Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría
LegislatureGeneral Courts
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseCongress of Deputies
Formation
 - Dynastic1479 
 - De facto1516 
 - De jure1715 
 - Nation state1812 
 - Constitutional democracy1931 
 - Current democracy1978 
Area
 - Total505,992 km2 (52nd)
195,364 sq mi
 - Water (%)1.04
Population
 - 2013 estimate46,704,314[2] (27th)
 - 2011 census46,815,916[3]
 - Density92/km2 (106th)
240/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2013 estimate
 - Total$1.389 trillion[4] (14th)
 - Per capita$30,128[4] (30th)
GDP (nominal)2013 estimate
 - Total$1.356 trillion[4] (13th)
 - Per capita$29,409[4] (28th)
Gini (2011)34.0[5]
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.885[6]
very high ·23rd
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2a)
Date formatdd.mm.yyyy (Spanish; CE)
Drives on theright
Calling code+34
ISO 3166 codeES
Internet TLD.es[b]
a.Except the Canary Islands, which observe UTC+0 (WET) and UTC+1 during summer time.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012


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