Population of main cities including suburbs:
Madrid (5,300,000); Barcelona (3,890,000); Valencia (1,720,000); Sevilla (1,135,000); Bilbao (879,000).
Spanish: 90%. Foreigners: 10% of which 13% are Moroccans, 11.7% Rumanians, 9.5% Ecuadorians, 7% British and 5.8% Colombians.
Other Languages Spoken:
Some regions use their regional language for conducting business (Euskera, Catalan, Galician, Valencian). Other minor regional languages can be used: Bable, Aragonese, Aranese, Extremaduran.
English is rarely used but it is developing.
Catholics 77% (50% practicing); Muslims, Protestants, etc.: 3%; non believers: 19%.
It is %T:%M %A In Madrid
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Euro (EUR)
Type of State:
Kingdom. Constitutional monarchy based on a parliamentary democracy.
Power is highly decentralized; the autonomous communities have a high level of legislative, executive and fiscal autonomy (Basque country and Navarre, own taxes).
Type of Economy:
High revenue country; Member of OECD.
Economy based principally on agriculture, financial services and tourism; Unemployment rate among the highest in Europe
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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72.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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