The official name of Spain is the Kingdom of Spain and it is situated on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. The capital of Spain is Madrid and it is additionally the biggest city in the nation. Other major urban zones incorporate Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Bilbao and Malaga.
Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado historical center, lodging works by European experts. Segovia has a medieval palace (the Alcázar) and an unblemished Roman water channel. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is characterized by Antoni Gaudí’s unconventional pioneer points of interest like the Sagrada Família church.
The nation’s territory is flanked toward the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea aside from a little land limit with Gibraltar; toward the north and upper east by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and toward the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. It is the main European nation to have an outskirt with an African nation (Morocco) and its African domain represents almost 5% of its populace, for the most part in the Canary Islands yet additionally in Ceuta and Melilla.
The nation has an aggregate territory of 505,990 square kilometers with an aggregate populace of 47 million individuals. Spain is the biggest nation in Southern Europe and the second biggest in Western Europe and the European Union by region. It is the 6th biggest nation in Europe and the fifth in EU by populace.
Mount Teide is the most elevated mountain in Spain (3718 m, 12198 ft) and a dynamic spring of gushing lava. The official dialect of Spain is Spanish. The official money utilized as a part of Spain is Euro. The Spanish tourism industry is one of the biggest on the planet, acquiring billions of Euros into the Spanish economy.
Spain has a long history of advanced education, with its oldest college, Universidad de Salamanca, going back to 1218. 23 Spanish colleges are included in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, of which 11 are inside the worldwide best 500. The biggest groupings of driving Spanish colleges are found in the capital city Madrid and second city Barcelona.