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Kingdom of Spain
Reino de España
Flag of SpainCoat of arms of Spain
FlagCoat of arms
Motto"Plus Ultra"  (Latin)
"Further Beyond"
Anthem"Marcha Real"</sup>  (Spanish)[note 1]
"Royal March"
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Location of  Spain  (dark green)

– on the European continent  (light green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (light green)  —  [Legend]

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          </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><td colspan="2">Capital
(and largest city) </td><td>Madrid
40°26′N 3°42′W / 40.433°N 3.7°W / 40.433; -3.7 </td></tr><tr> <th colspan="2" style="vertical-align:middle; white-space:nowrap;">Official languages</th> <td>Spanish[note 2]</td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td colspan="2">Recognised regional languages</td> <td style="vertical-align:middle;">Aranese, Basque, Catalan/Valencian and Galician</td> </tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Ethnic groups </td> <td>88.0% Spanish, 12.0% (Romanian, Moroccan, Ecuadorian) other (2009)[1]</td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">Demonym</th> <td>Spanish, Spaniard </td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">Government</th> <td>Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy</td> </tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">King</td> <td>Juan Carlos I</td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Prime Minister</td> <td>José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (PSOE)</td> </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2">Formation</th> <td>15th century </td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">  Dynastic</td> <td>1479 </td> </tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">  de facto</td> <td>1516 </td> </tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">  de jure</td> <td>1716 </td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">  Constitutional democracy</td> <td>1978 </td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">EU accession</th> <td style="vertical-align:middle;">1 January 1986</td> </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"> <th colspan="3">Area</th> </tr> <tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Total</td> <td> 504,030 km2 (51st)
195,364 sq mi </td> </tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Water (%)</td> <td>1.04</td> </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"> <th colspan="3">Population</th> </tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">2009 estimate</td> <td>46,661,950[2] (27th)</td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Density</td> <td>90 people/km2 (106th)
231/sq mi</td> </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"> <td colspan="2">GDP (PPP)</td> <td>2008 estimate</td> </tr> <tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Total</td> <td>$1.395 trillion[3] </td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Per capita</td> <td>$30,588[3] </td> </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"> <td colspan="2">GDP (nominal)</td> <td>2008 estimate</td> </tr> <tr class="mergedrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Total</td> <td>$1.602 trillion[3] </td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Per capita</td> <td>$35,116[3] </td> </tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Gini (2005)</td> <td>32[4] </td> </tr><tr> <td colspan="2">HDI (2007)</td> <td> 0.955 (very high) (15th)</td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2" style="vertical-align:middle;">Currency</th> <td>Euro ()[note 3] (EUR) </td> </tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"> <th colspan="2">Time zone</th> <td>CET[note 4] (UTC+1)</td> </tr><tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <td style="width:1em; padding:0 0 0 0.6em;"> - </td> <td style="padding-left:0em;">Summer (DST)</td> <td>CEST (UTC+2)</td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">Date formats</th> <td>dd.mm.yyyy (Spanish; CE)</td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">Drives on the</th> <td>right</td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">Internet TLD</th> <td>.es[note 5]</td> </tr><tr> <th colspan="2">Calling code</th> <td>34</td> </tr></table>
  1. Also serves as the Royal anthem
  2. In some autonomous communities, Aranese (Occitan), Basque, Catalan/Valencian, and Galician are co-official languages. Bable and Leonese are officially recognised
  3. Prior to 1999 (by law, 2002) : Spanish Peseta.
  4. Except in the Canary Islands, which are in the WET time zone (UTC, UTC+1 in summer).
  5. The .eu domain is also used, as it is shared with other European Union member states. Also, the .cat domain is used in Catalan-speaking territories.
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