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Location:  Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay, and Pyrenees Mountains
Geographic Coordinates:   40 00 N, 4 00 W
Area:   505,370 sq km (land: 498,980 sq km water: 6,390 sq km)
Climate:  Temperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast
Languages:  Castilian Spanish (official) 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, and Basque 2%
Population:  47,370,542 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Madrid
Religion:  Roman Catholic 94%, other 6%
Ethnic Groups:  Composite of Mediterranean and Nordic types
Independence:  1492

Source:  CIA Factbook