Spain Travel Information

From: Spain Travel Guide

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Spain Travel Information

Capital
Madrid

Government
Democratic with universal suffrage.

Language
Spanish

Religion
Spain is largely Roman Catholic.

Electricity
General supply voltage is 230 V and 50 HZ with plug types: C and F

Currency
The currency in Spain is the Euro (EUR) which is available in coin and note form with one euro divided into 100 cents in coins of €1, €2, 1cent, 2 cents, 5cents, 10cents, 20cents and 50 cents. As well as in note form in denominations of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500.

Drive
Traffic drives on the right hand side.

World Time Zone
GMT +1

International Code
Calling Code is +34

Emergency Telephone Numbers
Dial 112 for Police, Ambulance and Fire.

Travel Visa and Passport Information
A valid and up to date passport is required to enter Spain with at least three months remaining on the passport. British, Canadian and U.S Citizen's can remain in Spain for 90 days for tourist and business purposes without needing a visa.

International Airport
Spain is very well served with international airport links to mainland Spain as well as to the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, including:

National Dish
Spain does not have a national dish however the most popular and well known dishes are Paella and Tortilla Espanola.

National Dance
Spain does not have a national dance however the Flamenco, from Andalusia is popular in the south and the Jota is also widespread.


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