Capital City: Madrid
Economy: Tourism, industry, agriculture, services.
Language Description: Castilian
Spanish (official), Catalan, Gallego, Basque, local dialects.
Passport/Visa U.S.: Passport needed by citizens
of the U.S. and Canada. A tourist visa is not required for a visit
of up to three months. Reconfirm travel document requirements with
your carrier before departure.
Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic).
Telephone Codes: 34, country code; 1, city code
for Madrid; 3, city code for Barcelona
Time Zone: 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time
(+1 GMT). Daylight Saving Time is observed from the end of March
to the end of September
Tipping Overview: Taxi drivers and waiters at a
restaruant would expect a tip of 10%.
Voltage Requirements: 220 volts