Full name: Kingdom of Spain

Population: 48 million

Administrative Capital: Madrid

Timezone: GMT + 1 hour, BST + 1 hour

Area: 505,988 sq km (195,363 sq miles)

Sunshine: c. 335 days

Coastline: 4964 kilometres

Main religion: Roman Catholic 99%

Major languages: Spanish (Castilian), Catalan, Valencian, Gallego (Galician), Euskera (Basque)

Administrative Divisions: 17 autonomous regions – Andalucia, Aragon, Asturias, Balearics, Basque, Canary Islands, Castile & Leon, La Mancha, Cantabria, Catalunya, Extremadura, Galicia, La Rioja, Madrid, Murcia, Navarre, Valencia

Internet Domain:   .es (.cat for Catalonia)

International Dialling Code: +34

GDP: $1.4 tn*

Economic Growth: 3.1%

Labour Force: 23 million°

Unemployment: 22% 

Inflation: 0%

FDI: 2.5% of GDP, $34.23bn (main investors USA, UK)*

Average Wage: €1,535 month (€18,420 p.a.2015e)#

Monetary unit: 1 euro = 100 cents

Main exports: Textiles & apparel (including footwear), food & beverages, metals chemicals, automobiles, machine tools, tourism, agricultural produce, transport

Member of EU: Since 1986

To give you more background as to why you might consider investing in Spain, go to the Why Invest in Spain Section, or maybe look at the individual towns and cities profiled in each country's Spanish cities and Costas section.

To see what property is available in Spain, click here on Spanish property If you cannot find what you like, please contact us on +44 (0)1932 849536, as we have lots more properties than are shown on the website.

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The focus is mainly greater Europe: Poland property, UK investments, Spain property, Turkey property, Cyprus property

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Sources: * World Bank,  IMF, ° OECD, Bank of Spain, # agenciatributaria (Eurostat), National Statistics Institute