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Surface: 505 992 km²
Capital: Madrid
Population: 47,190,493 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June and September are the best months to travel to Spain. In these months you will not suffer from mass tourism next summer temperatures.

Spanish is the official language in Spain. In addition, four regional official languages: Catalan, Basque, Galician and Aranese.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Spain, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Spain will be paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In Spain you must drive on the right side of the road.
In Spain toll roads. An overview of all toll roads in Spain, visit ANWB .

In Spain the same plugs and sockets are used as n the Netherlands.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink tap water because of the high chlorine content.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to Spain can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Spain, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites ending in .es in Spain.
Official website of Spain: .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Spain.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Spain.

Video of lTB-izxRuNY

Public and school holidays
An overview of all holidays in Spain can be found at .

Protected areas and World Heritage

An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Spain can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Spain can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.