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Information about Spain

Spain, in Europe, has an area of 505 990 square kilometres, equivalent to 195 364 square miles.

Spain has a population of 46 million inhabitants, with a density of 92 inhabitants per square kilometre, equivalent to 57 inhabitants per square mile.

Its capital is Madrid and its currency is euro.

The annual rate of change in the CPI in Spain is around 1.3%, an approximated value, which gives a measure of the revaluation or devaluation of its currency, and of the investments made in the country.

The unemployment rate, information which helps us to assess the employment opportunities in the country is 13.9%.

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) allows us to calculate the per capita income, which in Spain 's case is 25 900 Euros per inhabitant, equivalent to 28 156 dollars per person. This figure, obtained by dividing the GDP by the number of inhabitants, allows us to get an idea of the buying power of the inhabitants and indicates average living costs in the country.

In Spain the official language is Spanish. The most used is Spanish.

According to the office of the United Nations against drugs and crime, the country´s crime rate is 0.63, meaning

Information of interest and practical questions:
Concerning the obtaining of resident permits (Golden Visa) for investors in the country, Spain has this option and the minimum amount required is 500 000 euros

In Spain you drive on the right for which reason vehicles have the steering wheel on the left.

The country´s electrical current is 220 volts with general character.

The maximum duration of a tourist visa is 90 days. If you wish to stay longer you must request a specific visa.

Normally any country´s driving licence is valid, although we recommend that you check the specific conditions depending on your nationality and age, especially if you wish to rent a vehicle. If you wish to settle in Spain you must approach the authorities to enquire about the exchange.

To guarantee real estate transactions, ask us. Spain counts upon professionals who guarantee the legitimacy of real estate transactions.

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