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Spain

Kingdom of Spain

Official name:Kingdom of Spain
In Spanish: Reino de España
Area:505,992 km²
Population:44 million
Highest point:Pico de Teide (3718 m) on the Canary Islands; Mulhacén (3482) on the continent
Most important rivers:Tagus (Tajo), Ebro, Duero
Government:constitutional monarchy
Head of state:King Juan Carlos I (since 1975)
Capital:Madrid
Administrative divisions:17 autonomous communities and 2 autonomous cities (Ceuta and Melilla)
Official language:Spanish; in some parts of the country, Aranese, Catalan, Basque and Galician are also official
Ethnic groups:Castilian Spanish 68%, Catalan 14%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%, other (immigrant) 9%
Religions:Roman Catholic 79%, other and unaffiliated 21%

Online map of Spain

Photos of Spain
Andaluzia Almería province Cádiz province Tarifa Córdoba province Córdoba Granada province Granada Jaén province Málaga province Sevilla province
Aragón Ordesa-Monte Perdido National Park
Castile and León Covarrubias
Catalonia Aigüestortes-Estany Sant Maurici National Park
Extremadura Cáceres Mérida Trujillo
Galicia
Community of Madrid
Community of Valencia
Toledo

Whales of dolphins in the Strait of Gibraltar Killer whales Pilot whales Marine mammals of the Canary Islands


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