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Outline of Spain

The location of Spain
An enlargeable map of the Kingdom of Spain

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Spain:

Spain – sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish territory also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast, three exclaves in North Africa, Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera that border Morocco, and the islands and peñones (rocks) of Alborán, Chafarinas, Alhucemas, and Perejil. Spain is a democracy organized in the form of a parliamentary government under a constitutional monarchy. It is a developed country with the 14th largest economy in the world. It is a member of the European Union, United Nations, NATO, OECD, WTO and many other international organizations.

Contents

  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Spain 2
    • Environment of Spain 2.1
      • Natural geographic features of Spain 2.1.1
    • Regions of Spain 2.2
      • Ecological regions of Spain 2.2.1
      • Administrative divisions of Spain 2.2.2
        • Autonomous communities of Spain 2.2.2.1
        • Autonomous cities of Spain 2.2.2.2
        • Other territory 2.2.2.3
        • Provinces of Spain 2.2.2.4
        • Comarcas of Spain 2.2.2.5
        • Municipalities of Spain 2.2.2.6
    • Demography of Spain 2.3
  • Government and politics of Spain 3
    • Monarchy of Spain 3.1
    • Branches of the government of Spain 3.2
      • Executive branch of the government of Spain 3.2.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Spain 3.2.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Spain 3.2.3
    • Foreign relations of Spain 3.3
      • International organization membership 3.3.1
    • Law and order in Spain 3.4
    • Military of Spain 3.5
    • Local government in Spain 3.6
  • History of Spain 4
    • History of Spain by period 4.1
    • History of Spain by region 4.2
      • By autonomous community 4.2.1
      • By city 4.2.2
    • History of Spain by subject 4.3
  • Culture of Spain 5
    • Art in Spain 5.1
      • Architecture of Spain 5.1.1
      • Cinema of Spain 5.1.2
      • Dance in Spain 5.1.3
      • Literature of Spain 5.1.4
      • Music of Spain 5.1.5
      • Painting in Spain 5.1.6
      • Sculpture in Spain 5.1.7
    • Language in Spain 5.2
    • People of Spain 5.3
    • Religion and belief systems in Spain 5.4
    • Sports in Spain 5.5
  • Economy and infrastructure of Spain 6
    • Communications in Spain 6.1
    • Transport in Spain 6.2
  • Education in Spain 7
  • Health in Spain 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Spain

Geography of Spain

An enlargeable topographic map of Spain
 Portugal 1,214 km
 France 623 km
 Andorra 64 km
 Morocco 16 km
 Gibraltar 1 km
  • Coastline: 4,964 km

Environment of Spain

An enlargeable satellite image of Spain

Natural geographic features of Spain

Regions of Spain

Ecological regions of Spain

Administrative divisions of Spain

Autonomous communities of Spain

Autonomous communities of Spain – each has its own parliament and government

Autonomous cities of Spain

Autonomous cities of Spain – less autonomous than the autonomous communities, but with more autonomy than Spain's other cities

Other territory
Provinces of Spain
Province name Capital Autonomous community Lists of municipalities
A Coruña A Coruña Galicia Municipalities
Álava/Araba Vitoria-Gasteiz Basque Country Municipalities
Albacete Albacete Castile–La Mancha Municipalities
Alicante/Alacant Alicante/Alacant Valencian Community Municipalities
Almería Almería Andalusia Municipalities
Asturias Oviedo Asturias Municipalities
Ávila Ávila Castile and León Municipalities
Badajoz Badajoz Extremadura Municipalities
Balearic Islands (Illes Balears/
Islas Baleares)
Palma Balearic Islands Municipalities
Barcelona Barcelona Catalonia Municipalities
Bizkaia/Vizcaya Bilbao/Bilbo Basque Country Municipalities
Burgos Burgos Castile and León Municipalities
Cáceres Cáceres Extremadura Municipalities
Cádiz Cádiz Andalusia Municipalities
Cantabria Santander Cantabria Municipalities
Castellón/Castelló Castellón de la Plana/Castelló de la Plana Valencian Community Municipalities
Ciudad Real Ciudad Real Castile–La Mancha Municipalities
Córdoba Córdoba Andalusia Municipalities
Cuenca Cuenca Castile–La Mancha Municipalities
Girona Girona Catalonia Municipalities
Granada Granada Andalusia Municipalities
Guadalajara Guadalajara Castile–La Mancha Municipalities
Gipuzkoa/Guipúzcoa San Sebastián/Donostia Basque Country Municipalities
Huelva Huelva Andalusia Municipalities
Huesca Huesca Aragon Municipalities
Jaén Jaén Andalusia Municipalities
La Rioja Logroño La Rioja Municipalities
León León Castile and León Municipalities
Lleida Lleida Catalonia Municipalities
Lugo Lugo Galicia Municipalities
Madrid Madrid Community of Madrid Municipalities
Málaga Málaga Andalusia Municipalities
Murcia Murcia Region of Murcia Municipalities
Navarra/Nafarroa Pamplona/Iruña Navarre Municipalities
Ourense Ourense Galicia Municipalities
Palencia Palencia Castile and León Municipalities
Las Palmas Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Canary Islands Municipalities
Pontevedra Pontevedra Galicia Municipalities
Salamanca Salamanca Castile and León Municipalities
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Santa Cruz de Tenerife Canary Islands Municipalities
Segovia Segovia Castile and León Municipalities
Seville (Sevilla) Seville (Sevilla) Andalusia Municipalities
Soria Soria Castile and León Municipalities
Tarragona Tarragona Catalonia Municipalities
Teruel Teruel Aragon Municipalities
Toledo Toledo Castile–La Mancha Municipalities
Valencia/València Valencia/València Valencian Community Municipalities
Valladolid Valladolid Castile and León Municipalities
Zamora Zamora Castile and León Municipalities
Zaragoza Zaragoza Aragon Municipalities
Comarcas of Spain

Comarcas of Spain

Municipalities of Spain

Municipalities of Spain

Demography of Spain

Government and politics of Spain

Main article: Government of Spain and Politics of Spain

Monarchy of Spain

Monarchy of Spain

Branches of the government of Spain

Executive branch of the government of Spain

Legislative branch of the government of Spain

Judicial branch of the government of Spain

Spanish judicial system

Foreign relations of Spain

International organization membership

The Kingdom of Spain is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Spain

Law of Spain

Military of Spain

Military of Spain

Local government in Spain

Local government in Spain

History of Spain

History of Spain

History of Spain by period

History of Spain by region

By autonomous community

By city

History of Spain by subject

Culture of Spain

Art in Spain

Art in Spain

Architecture of Spain

Architecture of Spain

Cinema of Spain

Cinema of Spain

Dance in Spain

Literature of Spain

Literature of SpainCastilian (Spanish) literature

Music of Spain

Music of Spain

Painting in Spain

Sculpture in Spain

Language in Spain

People of Spain

Spanish people (or People of Spain)

Religion and belief systems in Spain

Sports in Spain

Economy and infrastructure of Spain

Economy of Spain

Communications in Spain

Communications in Spain

Transport in Spain

Transport in Spain

Education in Spain

Education in Spain

Health in Spain

See also

References

  1. ^

External links

Overviews
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica's Spain Portal site
  • IberiaNature A guide to the environment, geography, climate, wildlife, natural history and landscape of Spain
  • Library of Congress Spain Country Series site
  • Local Spanish news and features
  • Maps of Spain: satellite images, relief maps, outlines and themed maps of Spanish autonomous communities, provinces and municipalities
  • Spain: CIA World Factbook entry — updated in May 2006
  • Spain: The Economist Country Briefings entry
Government
  • administracion.es e-government Portal
  • Agencia Estatal de Administración Tributaria — Tax Agency
  • Casa Real.es - Spanish Royal Family
  • Congreso de los Diputados — Congress of Deputies
  • Dates in Spanish history
  • El Senado - Senate
  • La Moncloa.es — Prime Minister
Other
  • INEBase — National Institute of Statistics
  • Languages of Spain
  • Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Official Website of Tourism in Spain
  • History of Spain Primary history documents
  • Outline of Spain travel guide from Wikivoyage
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