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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 TypeUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesSpanish  Galician- Portuguese, Basque, Catalan and Occitan
CurrencyEuro, EUR
Phone Code +34
Important CitiesBarcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Seville, and Bilbao
National DayConstitution Day (6th Dec)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking30 (Very Easy)
Primary Industriestourism, manufacturing, agriculture, Energy and Electricity, Exports and Imports
Major ExportsCars, Refined Petroleum, Vehicle Parts , Packaged Medicaments and Delivery Trucks.
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Footwear, Minerals, Food Products, Hides and skins, Stone and Glass, Vegetables, Transportation, Fuels, Raw materials
Major ImportsCrude Petroleum, Cars, Vehicle Parts, Packaged Medicaments and Petroleum Gas.
Major Imports from IndiaTextiles and Clothing, Chemicals, Metals, Machinery and Electricals, Hides and skins, Plastic or Rubber, Animal, Transportation, Fuels, Raw materials
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Trade Economic and Commercial 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)
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)