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The Kingdom of Spain is one of the largest countries in Europe. Besides the mainland includes the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands and two exclaves by the northern shores of Africa. It is a member of the United Nations and the European Union.
Quick Facts
Location: Southern
Language: Spanish
Capital: Madrid
Government: Const.
Population: 40.8 million
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Time zone: GMT+1
Phone code: +34
Internet TLD: .es

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Major Cities
Madrid 3.2 million
Barcelona 1.6 million
Valencia 790,000
Seville 700,000
Major Sea Coast Resorts
Costa de Almería
Costa del Azahar
Costa Blanca
Costa Brava
Costa Dorada
Costa de la Luz
Costa del Sol
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Spain Travel Tips & Articles
Check our latest Spanish travel related articles to learn more about vacation resorts, attractions, accommodation, hotels in Spain etc. Read travel guides, city guides, personal travelogues and other Spain related stories.

Spain Travel Articles:
Best Places to Visit in Vitoria, Spain
Where to Find the Best Car Hire in Spain
Driving in Spain - Know the Rules
Museum at Cartagena is a Visitors Delight
Costa Calida - A Driving Adventure in Spain
Andalucia - Where Wonders Never Cease
Why Learn Spanish? Why not!
The Best in Torrevieja Hotels
Visit Salamanca - Ancient University City
Toledo Travel Guide - Sights to See

Barcelona Travel Articles:
Managing your Finances on your Barcelona Holiday
Barcelona Cruise Passengers - Planning a History Tour
Barcelona Cruise Passengers - Planning a Gaudi Day
Animals of Barcelona in History
5 Beaches in and Near Barcelona You Must Visit
Amazing Churches in Barcelona
Virtual Tours of Barcelona
Save Money Eating in Barcelona
Best Barcelona Tapas
Concert Venues in Barcelona

Canary Islands Travel Articles:
Take a Trip to Tenerife
About Tenerife
Water Sports on Fuerteventura
The Beaches of Fuerteventura
Tenerife Encourages Rural Tourism

Madrid Travel Articles:
10 Things you Didnt Know About Real Madrid Football Club
10 Interesting Facts about Madrid, Spain
10 Places Worth Seeing in Madrid
5 Great Places to Visit in Historic Madrid
Excursions from Madrid - El Escorial The Valley of the Fallen
Madrid Travel Guide - Sights and Museums
A Whistlestop Tour of Madrid, Capital of Spain
Renting Apartments in Madrid
Madrid: A Guide To The Key Sites And Monuments
Madrid: Europe's Eldest Infant

Mallorca Travel Articles:
A Guide To Enjoy Majorca
Alcudia - Great For Walking And Driving Holidays
You Don't Have to be 18-30 to Enjoy a Holiday in Mallorca

Valencia Travel Articles:
Valencia - The New Hot Spot in Spain
Las Fallas of Valencia
The City of Arts and Sciences - Travel to 23rd Century
America's Cup 2007 in Valencia
Valencia - The City That Has It All
Valencia Spain - What A Great Travel Experience
The Valencia Spain Fallas Nowadays
Valencia, Spain - The Essential Guide
Valencia - Europe's No 1 Hotspot
Spain Travel & Vacation Guide
Spain has it all: mediterranean climate and life style, celebrations and fiestas, long sandy beaches, the lively cities of Madrid and Barcelona, rustic rural towns, endless parties in Mallorca, the splendid Canary Islands and a lot more.

Spain Travel Info
Spain in Wikitravel
Spain in Lonely Planet
Spain Transportation
International airports serve all larger cities including Madrid, Barcelona and others. Both rail and bus network are efficient ways of getting around. Spain has an extensive road and motorway network. To use motorways you must pay tolls as you drive through toll booths. There are regular ferry lines to the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands and North Africa.

Airports of Spain
Iberia - Spanish Airlines
SpanAir - Spanish Airlines

ALSA - Spanish bus operator

ViaMichelin - European road map & route planner

Spanish Railways

Balearia Ferries
History of Spain
Spain was a major world power until the 17th century. Had a great influence in Europe and colonized much of the Americas. The empire declined due to wars and the lack of modernization. Spain remained neutral in World Wars I and II, but suffered much in a devastating civil war. Transition to democracy and an economic growth as well as the restoration of the kingdom started in 1975. Spain became a member of the European Union in 1986.

Short History of Spain
Spanish History at "Sì Spain"
Flag & COA
Flag of Spain Coat of arms of Spain
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