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Spain: General facts

Political system: parliamentary monarchyCapital: MadridTotal area: 505,370 square kilometresPopulation: 47 millionMain language: SpanishCurrency: euroSource: CIA/The World Factbook

Political system: parliamentary monarchy
Capital: Madrid
Total area: 505,370 square kilometres
Population: 47 million
Main language: Spanish
Currency: euro
Source: CIA/The World Factbook

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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