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Aliases: Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Reino de Espana

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Object «Spain» has attributes

Attribute Value
Geography
Area 505,370 km²
Continent Europe
Land area 498,980 km²
Water area 6,390 km²
Land boundaries 1,952.70 km
Border countries
  • Andorra
  • France
  • Gibraltar
  • Morocco
  • Portugal
Coastline 4,964 km
Mean elevation 660 m
Lowest point 0 m
Highest point 3,718 m
People
Population 50,015,792
Official languages
  • Aranese
  • Basque
  • Castilian Spanish
  • Catalan
  • Galician
Religion Roman Catholic
Government
Long country name Kingdom of Spain
Short country name Spain
Long local name Reino de Espana
Short local name Espana
Former name Add
Government type Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Capital Madrid
Economy
GDP (PPP) 1,778,000,000,000 USD
GDP (OER) 1,314,000,000,000 USD
GDP (real growth rate) 3 %
GDP - per capita (PPP) 38,400 USD
Gross national saving 23 % of GDP
Labor force 22,750,000
Unemployment rate 17.2 %
Population below poverty line 21.1 %
Budget revenues 498,100,000,000 USD
Budget expenditures 539,000,000,000 USD
Military expenditures 0.92 % of GDP
Taxes and other revenues 37.9 % of GDP
Budget surplus or deficit -3.1 % of GDP
Public debt 98.4 % of GDP
Inflation rate 2 %
Central bank discount rate 0.05 %
Commercial bank prime lending rate 2.03 %
Stock of narrow money 1,088,000,000,000 USD
Stock of broad money 1,088,000,000,000 USD
Stock of domestic credit 2,491,000,000,000 USD
Market value of publicly traded shares 787,200,000,000 USD
Current account balance 24,740,000,000 USD
Exports 313,700,000,000 USD
Imports 338,600,000,000 USD
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 69,410,000,000 USD
External debt 2,094,000,000,000 USD
National currency euros
National currency (code) EUR
National currency (symbol)
National currency rate to USD 0.885

Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World War I and II, but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986) gave Spain a dynamic and rapidly growing economy, and made it a global champion of freedom and human rights. More recently, Spain has emerged from a severe economic recession that began in mid-2008, posting four straight years of GDP growth above the EU average. Unemployment has fallen, but remains high, especially among youth. Spain is the Eurozone's fourth largest economy. The country has faced increased domestic turmoil in recent years due to the independence movement in its restive Catalonia region.

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