Where is Spain?

Spain is located in the Southern Europe region at latitude 40.463667 and longitude -3.74922 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 40° 27' 49.20'' N
  • 3° 44' 57.19'' W

You can see the location of Spain on the world map below:

Pin showing Spain on a map

Spain Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Spain (ES) are:

  1. Andorra (AD)
  2. France (FR)
  3. Gibraltar (GI)
  4. Morocco (MA)
  5. Portugal (PT)

Maritime Borders

Spain borders with the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

Spain Related Content

Spain Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 40.463667
Longitude: -3.74922
Country CodesAlpha 2: ES
Alpha 3: ESP
Country Flag Emoji🇪🇸
Int. Phone Prefix+34
Capital cityMadrid
Southern Europe
Country Area505,370 sq km
Population 202147,326,687
World Rank: 30
Median Age43.9
Life expectancy83
Major languagesCastilian Spanish (official nationwide) 74%, Catalan (official in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, and the Valencian Community (where it is known as Valencian)) 17%, Galician (official in Galicia) 7%, Basque (official in the Basque Country and in the Basque-speaking area of Navarre) 2%, Aranese (official in the northwest corner of Catalonia (Vall d'Aran) along with Catalan, <5,000 speakers)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 2
  • UTC±00:00 (WET) — Canary Islands
  • UTC+01:00 (CET) — main territory of Spain
Internet TLD.es
Biggest AirportMadrid Airport (MAD)
Average temperature13.30 °C
55.94 °F
Administrative Divisions17 autonomous communities 2 autonomous cities in North Africa 50 provinces
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Spain Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
GDP in 2020$1281.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 14
GDP per capita in 2020$27,056
World Rank: 33
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, France, Italy, China, Portugal
Top 5 Export CountriesGermany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Portugal

Biggest Cities in Spain

Here are the largest cities in Spain based on 2021 data:

City Population
Madrid 6,006,000
Barcelona 4,735,000
Valencia 789,744
Sevilla 684,234
Zaragoza 675,301
Malaga 577,405
Murcia 460,349
Palma 419,366
Las Palmas 378,675
Bilbao 346,405

Map of Spain with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Europe Region