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Best Time To Go

The best time to travel in Spain is spring and fall because that is when good weather occurs. The months of April, May, June, September, and October are very good for travel. Summer is quite hot, especially in inland cities like Seville, Cordoba, and Madrid.

Transportation

Metros in Spain. There are underground railway systems (metros) in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia, where public transport tickets and passes permit travel on all modes of public transport including metro, bus and suburban train services. … Metro systems are also planned for Malaga and Seville.

Weather

The climate of Spain is extremely varied. The northern coastal regions are cool and humid, with an average annual temperature of 14° C (57° F ); temperatures at Bilbao range from an average of 10° C (50° F ) in January–March to 19° C (66° F ) during July– September. The central plateau is cold in the winter and hot in the summer; Madrid has a winter average of about 8° C (46° F ) and a summer average of 23° C (73° F ). In Andalucía and the Levante, the climate is temperate except in summer, when temperatures sometimes reach above 40° C (104° F ) in the shade. The northern coastal regions have an average annual rainfall of 99 cm (39 in); the southern coastal belt has 41–79 cm (16–31 in); and the interior central plain averages no more than 50 cm (20 in) annually.

Information

Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures. Capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (the Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Gaudí’s whimsical modernist landmarks like the Sagrada Família church.
Provinces: Asturias, Community of Madrid, Province of Barcelona, MORE Trending
Capital: Madrid
Population: 46.57 million 
Did you know: Spain has the ninth-highest annual population growth rate (0.84%) among all European countries.

The Electric

The electric current is 220/230V, 50Hz, as in the rest of continental Europe.
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.

Language

Official language
Spanish

The Euro is the official currency of Spain. The Euro was launched in two stages. First, in January 1999, to became the new official currency of 11 EU Member States, replacing the old national currencies — such as the Spanish Peseta. It was introduced in the virtual form for bank transactions.

The euro has eight coin denominations: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, and 1 and 2 euros, while bank notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros

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