Spain

Location: Southwest Europe
Official name: Kingdom of Spain
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1492 / 1713
Capital city: Madrid
Population: 46.5 million / 241 people per sq mile (93 people per sq km)
Total land area: 194,896 square miles (504,782 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Catalan (official language), Galician (official language), Basque (official language)
Main religions: Roman Catholic 96%, Other 4%
Ethnic mix: Castilian Spanish 72%, Catalan 17%, Galician 6%, Basque 2%, Other 2%, Roma 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Euro = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 98%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3239 kilocalories


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