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Spain Country Quickfacts

  • Barcelona supporter at Camp Nou Stadium
  • Collectible Market of Stamps and Coins in Plaza Mayor
  • Las Ramblas Street
  • Puerta del Sol is one of the main squares in Madrid
  • Young man in Barcelona
Area:  505,990 km2
Capital: Madrid
Country Code: 34
Country Population: 46,464,053
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Currency: Euro
Departure Tax: Included in the price of your ticket.
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 230 V
Ethnic Groups: 

87% Spanish; 13% other

Flag: Austrian Flag
Location:  Central Europe
Official Language(s): Spanish (Castillian), Basque, Catalan
Religion: Catholic, Agnostic
Time Zone: CET (UTC +1)
Tipping: Tipping is expected on top of a fluxuating Value Added Tax. "Rounding up" is common.


Spain Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Spain.

Learn about the history and culture of Spain, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Spain's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Spain for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Spain tours today!

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