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Location Map of Spain

Where is Spain
The Map showing where is Spain located on the world map.
The given Spain location map shows that Spain is located in the south-western part of Europe continent. Spain map also shows that Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula. The country Spain shares its international boundaries with France and Andorra in the north and Portugal in the west. Besides, Bay of Biscay lies in the north, Atlantic Ocean in the north-west and south-west, Mediterranean Sea in the east, and in the south, Gibraltar Strait separates Spain from Africa continent. Largely, the country has three type of climate i.e. Mediterranean, Oceanic, and Semi-arid climate. Apart from the mainland, Spanish Sovereignty also includes the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, and two autonomous cities in North Africa, Ceuta and Melilla, that border Morocco.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid. The government type of Spain is a parliamentary representative democratic constitutional monarchy featured with multi-party system. According to this system the Monarch is the Head of State and the President of the Government is the head of government. The executive power is vested in the government and the central legislative power is vested in the two chambers of parliament. Spain is a member of the United Nations, European Union, NATO, WTO, and OECD.

The economic system of Spain is one of the developed economies of the world. Above all, the Spain tourism is world-wide recognized. There are various landscapes along with beautifully developed cities. So tourism is in Spain is gradually growing.

Quick Facts
CountrySpain
Continent Europe
Where is Located Spain is a country located in the Southern Europe
Coordinates 40.433333, -3.7
Capital Madrid
Largest City Madrid
Neighboring Countries Andorra, France , Gibraltar, Portugal, Morocco 
Administrative divisions17 autonomous communities
Area 505,992 sq km
Population47.27 Millions (2012)
Official Language Spanish
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeES
ISO Alpha-3 Code ESP
ISO Numeric Code724
GDP US $1.349 trillion (2012)
Calling code 34
Time Zone CET (UTC+1)
Internet TLD .es