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Spain - Physical geography

Area : 507 000 Km2
Water : 1 %
Lands under cultivation : 39 %
Wild pasture lands : 21 %
Forests : 29 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 3478 m (Mulhacen) or 3718 m (Pico de Teide, Canaries)


Spain - Climate

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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Madrid
Rainfall (mm) in Madrid
(Average values for each month)


Spain - People
Nationality : Spanish
Main language(s) : Spanish (73%), Catalan (24%)

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Population (2005) : 43 382 000 people
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Density : 86 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.32 children / woman
Life expectancy : 80 years
Urban population : 77 %

Main cities :
4 000 000 people Madrid (aggl.)
3 400 000 people Madrid (capital)
1 500 000 people Barcelona
740 000 people Valencia
700 000 people Seville
600 000 people Saragossa
528 000 people Malaga
358 000 people Bilbao
352 000 people Las Palmas
350 000 people Murcia
320 000 people Palma de Majorca
241 000 people Grenada


Spain - Economy
Currency : Euro (EUR) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.22 US$

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 655 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 15098 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 1100.1 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 25358 dollars


Spain - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Olive Oil = 11 l (2)
- Cigarettes = 2000 (2)
- Eggs = 250 (5)
- Wine = 37 l (5)
- Potatoes = 85 Kg (6)
- Bread = 73 Kg (7)
- Milk = 110 l (10)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Olives (1)
- Asparagus (1)
- Almonds (2)
- Strawberries (2)
- Cherries (2)
- Tangerines (2)
- Artichokes (2)
- Oranges (4)
- Barley (5)
- Wheat (16)
- Corn (19)
- Pigs (6)
- Sheeps (11)
- Mercury (1)
- Potash (11)
- Zinc (11)
- Uranium (13)
- Brown coal (14)
- Coal (15)
- Lead (18)
- Silver (26)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2003) :
- Wine (2)
- Olive oil
- Cars
SERVICES (world rank 2000) :
- Tourism (3)
RECORDS :
- Highest recorded temperature in Europe = 50°C / 122°F (Sevilla, 1881-Aug.4).


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