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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 SpainH.E. Dinesh K Patnaik
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Avenida Pío XII, 30-32, 28016 Madrid Spain
Phone: 34 913098882
Embassy Details of Spain in IndiaH.E. Mr. Jose Maria Ridao Dominguez
Embassy of Spain
12, PrithviRaj RoadNew Delhi - 110011
Phone: +91-11-5129 3000 (O)