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Spain

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Euro
Country name: 
Spain
Capital: 
Madrid
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
January 31, 1904
Independent from: 
1492; the Iberian peninsula was characterized by a variety of independent kingdoms prior to the Muslim occupation that began in the early 8th century A.D. and lasted nearly seven centuries
Total area: 
505,370
Total area note: 
505,370There are two autonomous cities - Ceuta and Melilla - and 17 autonomous communities, and three small Spanish possessions off the coast of Morocco - Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera
Land area: 
498,980
Water area: 
6,390
Population: 
47,370,542
Population note: 
47,370,542 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Spanish
All languages: 
Castilian Spanish (official) 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, and Basque 2% note: Catalan is official in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, and the Valencian Community (where it is known as Valencian); in the northwest corner of Catalonia (Vall d'Aran), Aranese is official along with Catalan; Galician is official in Galicia; Basque is official in the Basque Country
Time zone: 
CET (UTC+1) - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2a) Note: Except the Canary Islands, which observe UTC+0 (WET) and UTC+1 during summer time.
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+34
Domain: 
.es (.eu is also used.)