Madrid is one of the most populated cities in Spain, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 40.25N latitude / 03.45W longitude. For routing in Madrid, please check the free driving directions Madrid service below.
When you visit Spain, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Spanish, and the officially used currency is Euro (EUR), since 1999.
Madrid, the capital city, has numerous population; 6 574 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Madrid counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Spain, bears 46 397 452 sum citizens spreading on its 195 364,52 sq mi / 505 992 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Spain is Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Plus Ultra (Further Beyond), while salute for the national anthem called: Marcha Real (Royal March).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Spain Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Spain
Spain occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal, in southwest Europe. Africa is less than ten mi (16 km) south at the Strait of Gibraltar. A broad central plateau slopes to the south and east, crossed by a series of mountain ranges and river valleys. Principal rivers are the Ebro in the northeast, the Tajo in the central region, and the Guadalquivir in the south. Off Spain’s east coast in the Mediterranean are the Balearic Islands (1,936 sq mi 5,014 sq km), the largest of which is Majorca. Sixty mi (97 km) west of Africa is the Canary Islands (2,808 sq mi 7,273 sq km).