General

Summary

One of the OECD countries. Member of the EU and the EEA.

Language(s)

The principal language is Castilian Spanish, although there is region use of Catalan (NE), Galician (NW) and Basque (North, bordering France).

International Direct Dialling Code

00 34

International Country Code

ES

Cities

Capital: Madrid

Principal Ports

Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cádiz, Cartagena, Gijón, Santander, Sevilla, Valencia and Vigo

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

Currency

The euro.

Journey Planning

Time

One hour ahead of GMT (one hour ahead of BST).

Circulation

EU standard requirements apply.

Authorisations, Taxes and Tolls

EU standard requirements apply.

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