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About Spain

Spain, officially known as the Kingdom of Spain is a country in Southern Europe. The country is among the oldest nations of Europe and historically known as explorers and colonists. Spanish colonies were spread across North and South America, Africa, parts of India and Philippines & Indonesia.

Economically Spain is considered a mixed economy with state owning some assets and some being privatized. The major sectors are Automotive, Agriculture and tourism.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWestern Europe
Capital CityMadrid
Government TypeParliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyEuro, EUR
Phone Code +34
Important CitiesBarcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Seville, and Bilbao
National DayConstitution Day (6th Dec)
GDP (nominal)USD 1582.054 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking30
Primary Industriestourism, manufacturing, agriculture, Energy and Electricity, Exports and Imports
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsFrance, Portugal
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), European Communities(EC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), International Monetary Fund(IMF), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization of Ibero-American States(OIAS), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsAutomobiles, Vehicles & Components, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Other Products, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Fruits and Nuts, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Gems & Jewellery, Household Items & Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Cereals & Pulses, Building & Construction Products & Services
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Pharmaceutical Products, Other Products, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories, Toys and Games, Gems & Jewellery, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Glass and glassware, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Wood and Pulp, Hides, Leather & Tannery
Total Exports ValueUSD 424.286 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 499.055 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 74.769 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Trade Economic and Commercial Relations
Major Exports to IndiaMachinery & Appliances, Chemical Products, Plastics and Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Other Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Wood and Pulp, Building & Construction Products & Services, Books and Papers, Edible Oils & Seeds, Cosmetics and Accessories, Instruments & Optical Solutions
Major Imports from IndiaChemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Fashion and Apparel, Machinery & Appliances, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Plastics and Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Silk & Textiles, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Cosmetics and Accessories, Rubber and Products, Gems & Jewellery, Household Items & Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions
India's Imports ValueUSD 3,001.68 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 4,661.01 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 1 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for SpainEmbassy of India
H.E. Shri Dinesh K Patnaik
Honourable Ambassador
Avenida Pío XII, 30-32, 28016 Madrid Spain
34 913098882

Honorary Consul of India in Barcelona
H.E. Mr. Luis Valeriano Gonzalez
Hon. Consul General
C/Doctor Fleming, 21 Entrada B, local 1 08017 Barcelona.
34 93 681 39 12

Honorary Consul of India in Tenerife
H.E. Mr. Gope Mahtani
Hon. Consul General
Villalba Hervas No. 15 -1st Floor, PO Box 336 38002 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain
34 92 224 35 03,

Embassy Details of Spain in IndiaEmbassy of Spain
H.E. Mr. Jose Maria Ridao Dominguez
12, PrithviRaj RoadNew Delhi - 110011
+91-11-5129 3000 (O)

Consulate General of Spain in Mumbai
Mr. Fernando Heredia Noguer
Consul General
maker chamber 5th 7th floor, 222 Jamnalal Bajaj road Mumbai 400001
+91-22-22880213 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Spain in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Sunil Kanoria
Honorary Consul
Vishwakarma, 86-C, Tosia Road (S), Kolkata - 700046

033-67014700 (O)

Honorary consulate of the Kingdom of Spain in Bengaluru
H.E. Mrs. Surbhi Sharma
Honorary consul
No. 4, Haudin Road, Ulsoor, Bengaluru-560042
08041526640 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Spain in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Antony Lobo
Honorary Consul
No.6, Nimmo Road, Santhome, Chennai - 600004
044-42107657 (O)