Main Facts About Spain

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Currency
The currency in Spain is the euro. Each euro is divided into 100 cents. When you’re buying currency for Spain, look out for the currency code EUR. And once you’re in Spain, you’ll see the symbol € used to show prices.
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Language
The dialect spoken by most Spanish speakers is basically Castilian, and indeed Castellano is still the name used for the language in several American countries. The other languages spoken in Spain include.Spain, much like many other European countries, speaks English as a second language and has over 11 million English-speaking residents.
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Weather
In Madrid, the summers are short, hot, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are very cold and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 0°C to 33°C and is rarely below -5°C or above 37°C.
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Power Plugs
For Spain there are two associated plug types, types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Spain operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
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Population
The current population of Spain is 46,723,903 based on projections of the latest United Nations data.
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Fun Fact
It won’t come as much of a surprise that the Spanish enjoy taking things a little easier than other nationalities. In fact, according to an OECD report published back in 2013, the average Spaniard devotes 16 out of the 24 hours every day to leisure, including eating, drinking, and sleeping.