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Population 1999 (millions) .............................39,167,744
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 14,490
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................569.6
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .2
Labor force (%) ....... 1

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Madrid, Spain - Photo by jon gos - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................195,364 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 77
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 78
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 5
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .............................................3


Go to Spain Capital City Madrid City Profile - To Spain History

Background Note: Spain __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2878.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Spain __ A detailed overview of Spain, history, culture, economics, political structure and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/sp.html

Colleges and Universities __ A list of colleges and Universities in Spain with direct links to each. - From Scholarstuff.com - http://www.scholarstuff.com/colleges/europe/spain.htm

Country Profile: Spain __ "One of Spain's most serious domestic issues continues to be tension in the northern Basque region. The Basque separatist group ETA is believed to have been responsible for the deaths of more than 800 people since it carried out its first killing in 1968." A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/991960.stm

Doing Business in Spain __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=173 
Discover Spain with the Tourist Office of Spain __ Official website for travel and tourism information. You will find all you need to know to plan a great Spanish getaway. - illustrated - From Government of Spain - http://www.spaintour.com/indexe.html

Economy of Spain __ "What is now the 8th largest economy[1] in the world inherited a regulated economy from Francoism as this started to fade out in 1975." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Spain 

Ethnologue report for Spain __ Web page about the various languages spoken in Spain. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Spain


History __ A fairly full outline of Spanish history in the form of click-to-read articles beginning with the first human settlements through current. this would be a good resource to use as a supplement to other Spanish history studies. - From Si Spain - http://www.sispain.org

International Education in Spain __ General information for foreign students, researchers and teachers who want to study or research in Spain. - illustrated - From SpainExchange.com - http://www.spainexchange.com/index.php

La Moncloa __ Official website for the government of Spain. Spanish, English or French are your language choices to read the site. - illustrated - From Government of Spain - http://www.la-moncloa.es/

Maps Of Spain __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Spain.html

MapZones.com Introduction __ An introduction to Spain. Use the index at the left side of the page to access many topics about Spain. - illustrated - From MapZones.com - http://www.mapzones.com/world/europe/spain/introindex.php 

pictures of Spain at picturesofplaces.com - spain pictures __ "Spain pictures including Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Andalucia, Granada, Ibiza, Tenerife, Mallorca, Alhambra, Cordoba, Segovia, beaches, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/spain.html 

Si, Spain __ This place is jam-packed with information about Spain. You will find sections on geography, history, culture, media, and many other topics. - From Si Spain - http://www.sispain.org

Spain __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/spain/

Spain __ Good overview of Spain including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107987.html

Spain __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/spain.html
Spain __ "The exuberance of the Spaniards and the glorious predictability of the summer weather have been attracting refugees from northern Europe's damp and clammy lands for decades, but Spain is much more than the Costa del Sol and warm English beer. It is drenched in the historical pageantry of empire and conquistadors, the artistic legacy of Goya, Velázquez, Picasso and Dalí, and the romance of Don Quijote, Papa Hemingway and the International Brigades." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/spain/

Spain Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural ... __ "Spain Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." More too. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/wfb1999/spain/spain_economy.html 

Spain - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Spain Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/spain_geography.html

Spain: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blspain.htm 

Spain History __ A good introduction to Spanish history for the younger student. You will also find a lot of other information about Spain here. - From Nationbynation.com - http://www.nationbynation.com/Spain/History1.html

spain map and map of spain information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of spain, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/es.htm

Spain Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Spain. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Spain/ 

Spain Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Spain as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Spain and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/spain 

Spain Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/spain/

History - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements,..." - You will find everything in the title plus much more, Spanish maps, Spanish History, etc. - From workmall.com - http://www.workmall.com/wfb2001/spain/spain_history_index.html

Spanish Arts __ Listing of galleries and exhibits in Spain. - illustrated - From SpanishArt.com - http://www.spanisharts.com/



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