Accountancy in Spain

Geography

A state of the European Union located in south-western Europe on the Iberian Peninsula, Spanish territory (505,370 sq. km) also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, which are located more than 1,000 km south of the

Peninsula, just off the coast of Africa. The cities of Ceuta (18sq. km) and Melilla (14sq. km) in northern Africa are also part  of Spain.

Population

The population of Spain is around 47 million, which averages to a density of 92 inhabitants per square kilometre. This is one of the lowest density rates in the European Union (EU).

Political system

Spain is a parliamentary monarchy. The Constitution provides separation between legislative, executive and judiciary powers.

Languages

Spanish is the official language of the

State. However, Catalan, Euskera and Gallego are also official languages in  some areas.

Currency

In Spain, as in many other countries of the EU, the official currency since January 2002 has been the euro.


Latest version updated 11th October 2017

Country Breakdown

46.56

Million

Population

Euro

Currency

$ 1.232

Trillion

GDP

505,990

km2