The Kingdom of Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. There is a coast to the Mediterranean in the south and east, and to the Atlantic Ocean in the north. Neighbors; Portugal is bordered by Portugal in the west, France in the north, Andorra in the south and by Gibraltar in the south. Its capital is Madrid. It’s area is 504,782 km2.
Cities in Spain
Spain phone code: +34
Spanish currency: Euro
Albacete, Alcala de Henares, Algeciras, Alicante, Almeria, Aranjuez, Atapuerca, Avila de los, Caballeros, Baeza, Badajoz, Badalona, Barcelona, Bilbao, Burgos, Cadiz, Calahorra, Cartagena, Cordoba.
Spain is an agricultural country, but about two-fifths of its territory is being processed. The remaining areas are either arid or very mountainous so they are not suitable for agriculture. In the inner parts of the less populated basin and plateaus, especially cereals are planted (such as wheat, rye). In this section, soils are left fallow in 2-3 years or bean chickpeas are planted. In the Atlantic Ocean parts of Spain, a different agriculture is applied with the effect of climate. Wet summer corn is very suitable for agriculture. Grain holds little space, potatoes and beans are very abundant in these parts. The most grown grain in Spain is barley. Sugar beet, onion, corn, lemon, tobacco, sunflower, lentils are grown.
Spain's Export Products
Oranges grown in Spain take first place and is an export product. Olive is also an important source of income. In Spain, vineyards constitute 8% of the land processed. The most important product obtained from forests is cork. Tomatoes and bananas are also important export products.
Livestock is developing in Spain. The Atlantic Ocean coast of the country is a major fishing region. In terms of fisheries, it ranks third in Europe after Russia and Norway.
The Spanish industry is developing day by day. Today, 40% of the country's working population is employed in this sector. Our main products are; machinery, cotton and wool woven, footwear, paper, automobile, ship (fourth among world states), cement, steel, cast iron and iron.
Country tourism in Spain has shown great improvement. The country partially closed the
gap in foreign trade balance with the help of tourism. Several tourist facilities have been established along the Mediterranean coast from the French border to Gibraltar.
Products exported by Spain: Orange, olive, olive oil, banana, tomato, fish. Exported industrial products are cotton fabrics, steel, mercury, machinery, chemical products, ship, vehicle parts, packaged drugs, refined oil, delivery trucks, automobiles and footwear.
Spain's Import Products
Oil produces more than one fifth of Spain's imports. Other imported goods are the necessary materials and equipment for the industry. Automobile Vehicle Parts, Packaged drugs, crude oil, petroleum gas.
Spain's Export Countries
Spain does most of the exports to the US. Other countries; Germany, UK Portugal, France and Italy.
Spain's Import Countries
Germany, England, France and Italy, USA and China.
Living Nations in Spain
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque.
Languages spoken in Spain
74 percent of the country's population is Spanish (Castile), 17 percent is Catalan, 7 percent is Galician and 2 percent is Basque.