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Spain Country Guide

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Quick Facts

Region: Europe
Full Name: Kingdom of Spain
Capital City: Madrid
Language Spoken: Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%; note - Castilian is the official language nationwide; the other languages are official regionally

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Geographic data

40 00 N, 4 00 W

Elevation Extremes

lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Pico de Teide (Tenerife) on Canary Islands 3,718 m

Land boundaries

total: 1,917.8 km border countries: Andorra 63.7 km, France 623 km, Gibraltar 1.2 km, Portugal 1,214 km, Morocco (Ceuta) 6.3 km, Morocco (Melilla) 9.6 km

Natural hazards

periodic droughts

Natural resources

coal, lignite, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, tungsten, mercury, pyrites, magnesite, fluorspar, gypsum, sepiolite, kaolin, potash, hydropower, arable land

Land use

arable land: 27.18% permanent crops: 9.85% other: 62.97% (2005)

Environmental current issues

pollution of the Mediterranean Sea from raw sewage and effluents from the offshore production of oil and gas; water quality and quantity nationwide; air pollution; deforestation; desertification

Climate

Spain's climate varies from temperate in the north to dry and hot in the south. The best months are from April to October, although mid-summer (July to August) can be excessively hot throughout the country except the coastal regions. Madrid is best in late spring or autumn. The central plateau can be bitterly cold in winter.\nRequired clothing\nLight- to mediumweights and rainwear, according to the season.

Time difference

time difference: UTC+1 daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October note: Spain is divided into two time zones, including the Canary Islands

Population

40,397,842 (July 2006 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 14.4% (male 3,000,686/female 2,821,325) 15-64 years: 67.8% (male 13,751,963/female 13,653,426) 65 years and over: 17.7% (male 2,993,496/female 4,176,946) (2006 est.)

Median age

total: 39.9 years male: 38.6 years female: 41.3 years (2006 est.)

Population growth rate

0.13% (2006 est.)

Birth rate

10.06 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Death rate

9.72 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Net migration rate

0.99 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 79.65 years male: 76.32 years female: 83.2 years (2006 est.)

Total fertility rate

1.28 children born/woman (2006 est.)

Business Practices

Business meetings are usually formal with suit and tie generally expected. Although English is widely spoken, an interest in Spanish and an effort on the part of the visitor to speak even a few words will be appreciated. Business cards are exchanged frequently as a matter of courtesy and appointments should be made. Office hours hours tend to vary considerably. Business people are advised to check before making calls.

Crime

While most of Spain has a low rate of violent crime, the principal tourist areas are experiencing increasing crime directed against tourists. Madrid, in particular, has reported a growing incidence of muggings by gangs brandishing weapons and/or using force. Non-confrontational street crime, such as pick-pocketing and bag snatching, is a common problem, particularly in tourist areas and on public transport in large cities, especially Madrid and Barcelona. The perpetrators are often highly skilled at stealing valuables, including passports and money, without attracting the owner's attention. Thieves often use various ploys to distract the attention of tourists while an accomplice carries out thefts. A criminal may use large maps or offers of assistance to distract a traveler's attention, while an accomplice steals the traveller's belongings. Another ploy is to squirt mustard on a traveler's clothing. Street crime is occasionally accompanied by violence. In Madrid, take particular care in the Puerta del Sol and surrounding streets including the Plaza Mayor, the Retiro Park and Lavapies. In Barcelona, be especially vigilant in the Plaza Catalunya, Ramblas and surrounding streets of the old city and be aware of the possibility of violent muggings in the Monjuic area. There have been incidents of thieves posing as plain-clothes police officers and while pretending to enquire after identification, steal money and credit cards from tourists' wallets. Thieves also target motorists by either convincing travellers to pull over due to a "problem" with their vehicle or offering assistance to change a slashed or flat tyre. While assisting the motorist, an accomplice steals from the car. Cars with foreign license plates are often targeted. Be extremely cautious about accepting help from anyone other than a uniformed Spanish police officer or Civil Guard. Travelers who accept unofficial assistance are advised to protect their valuables by keeping them in sight or locking them in the vehicle. Be especially wary of false police officers on the M30 and M40 Madrid ring roads, the A4 and A5 routes. The Spanish Police can be reached at the 112 emergency number. At the Malaga airport, robbers are particularly targeting rental vehicles on the exit road and nearby highways by indicating that there is a problem with the vehicle's tires. When the vehicle stops the robbers will offer assistance and take advantage of distractions to steal valuables from inside the vehicle. Credit card and ATM fraud, often involving sophisticated equipment, is on the rise. Use ATMs located in the bank lobby wherever possible. Incidents of drink spiking resulting in theft and sexual assault have been reported. The incidence of rape and other sexual offenses is statistically low, but nonetheless attacks occur. Spanish authorities warn travelers to be alert to the availability and possible use of "date rape" and other drugs, including "GBH" and liquid ecstasy.

Hotels

A variety of hotel-type accommodations are available including apartment-hotels, hotel-residencias and motels. Spanish hotels are comparable to those found in the rest of Western Europe.

Communications

Telephone IDD service is available. The country code is 34 and the outgoing international code is 07. City codes for a selection of major centers are: Madrid 1, Alicante 6, Balearic Islands 71, Barcelona 3, Benidorm 6, Bilbao 4, Granada 58, Las Palmas 28, M?laga and Torremolinos 5, Santander 42, Seville 5, Tenerife 22 and Valencia 6. For calls made from within Spain, dial 9 before the above numbers. Fax facilities are generally available hotels, especially those catering for the business and conference traveler. Public phones in Spain accept coins and pre-paid Telefonica credit cards. Some public phones also accept commercial credit cards.

Electricity

is 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Generally, round 2-pin plugs and screw-type lamp fittings are in use. Electricity 220 or 225 volts AC, 50Hz. Generally, round two-pin plugs and screw-type lamp fittings are in use.

Plug Types

C,F

Food And Dining

Eating out in Spain is often cheap and meals are substantial rather than gourmet. One of the best ways to sample Spanish food is to try tapas, or snacks, which are served at any time of day in local bars. These range from cheese and olives to squid or meat delicacies and are priced accordingly. Restaurants are classified by the Government and many offer tourist menus (menu del d?a). Restaurants and cafes have table service. Cocktail lounges have table and/or counter service. There are no licensing hours.
National specialties:
? Seafood: cod vizcaina or cod pil-pil (Basque provinces); Angulas, the tasty baby eels (Aguinaga); shellfish and hake ? la Gallega (Galicia); lobster Catalan (Catalonia); fresh anchovies (Andaluc?a).
? Paella based on meat or seafood (Eastern provinces).
? Butifarra sausage stewed with beans (Catalonia).
? Roast meats: lamb, beef, veal and suckling pig (Castile).
? Gazpacho, a delicious cold vegetable soup (Andaluc?a).
? Jabugo ham (Huelva). National drinks: ?Sherry (there are four main types: fino (very pale and very dry), amontillado (dry, richer in body and darker in color), oloroso (medium, full-bodied, fragrant and golden) and dulce (sweet)).
? Wine: Rioja (Logro?); Valdepe?as (midway between Madrid and Cord?ba); Ampurd?n; Chacol? (Basque Country) and Perelada (Catalonia); Cava (sparkling wine): Codorni? and Freixenet are popular.
? Spanish brandy: Lanjar?n, Vichy Catalan, Malavella and Font Vella.
Tipping:
Service charges and taxes are usually included in hotel bills, however in addition, a tip should be left for the chambermaid and porters should be tipped per bag. It is also customary to leave a tip for the waiter. Restaurants often include service in the bill so a tip is discretionary. In cafes and bars, it is 5 to 10 per cent. Tip taxis 10 to 15 per cent when metered.
Nightlife
Spaniards often start the evening with el paseo, a leisurely stroll through the main streets. A cafe terrace is an excellent vantage point to observe this tradition, or enjoy street theater in the larger cities. The atmosphere is especially vibrant at fiesta time, or when the local football team has won, when celebrations are marked by a cacophony of car horns, firecrackers and a sea of flags and team regalia. Tapas bars offer delicious snacks in a relaxed, enjoyable setting and it is fun to try out several bars in one night. The nightclubs of Ibiza, Barcelona and Madrid have attracted the attention of the international media, but the variety on offer caters for most tastes. Things work up to la marcha (good fun) relatively late and it is possible to literally dance until dawn. Flamenco or other regional dancing displays provide an alternative for those who prefer to watch dancing.

Entry departure requirements

Note Spain is a signatory to the 1995 Schengen Agreement.

Visa immigration information

Passports

Passport valid for at least three months beyond length of stay required by all except:
(a)1. EU/EEA nationals (EU + Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) and Swiss nationals holding a valid national ID card.
Note: EU and EEA nationals are only required to produce evidence of their EU/EEA nationality and identity in order to be admitted to any EU/EEA Member State. This evidence can take the form of a valid national passport or national identity card. Either is acceptable. Possession of a return ticket, any length of validity on their document, sufficient funds for the length of their proposed visit should not be imposed.
(b) nationals of Andorra and Monaco holding a valid national ID card.

Visas

Required by all except the following:
(a) nationals of EU countries, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland regardless of purpose and/or length of stay;
(b) 2. other nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 90 days;
(c) nationals of Andorra, Anguilla, Argentina, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR), Israel, Korea (Rep), Liechtenstein, Macau (SAR), Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Montserrat, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, St Helena, San Marino, Singapore, Turks & Caicos Islands, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela for stays of up to 90 days;
(d) holders of travel documents issued by the Geneva convention of July 1951, by Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK for stays of up to 90 days;
(e) nationals of any of the Schengen member states who hold permanent residency are entitled to re-enter the Schengen area without a visa, provided proof of residence and a valid passport are submitted;
(f) transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft provided holding valid onward or return documentation and not leaving the airport (except nationals of certain countries). Visitors are advised to check transit regulations with the relevant Embassy or Consulate before traveling.

Types of visa and cost

A uniform type of visa, the Schengen visa, is issued for tourist, business and private visits. Cost is US$41 .

Note

(a) Spouses and children of EU nationals (providing spouse's passport and the original marriage or birth certificate is produced), and nationals of some other countries, receive their visas free of charge (enquire at Embassy for details). (b) Do not buy a ticket for travel to Spain before obtaining a visa.

Validity

Short-stay (single- and multiple-entry): valid for six months from date of issue for a stay of maximum 90 days per entry. Transit (single- and multiple-entry): valid for a maximum of five days per entry, including the day of arrival. Visas cannot be extended and a new application must be made each time.

Application to

In person (strictly only by appointment solicited in writing) to the appropriate Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy) in the country of the passport holder. Postal applications are not accepted. Travelers visiting just one Schengen country should apply to the Consulate of that country; travelers visiting more than one Schengen country should apply to the Consulate of the country chosen as the main destination or the country they will enter first (if they have no main destination).

Note

Applicants will be seen by appointment only.

Application requirements

(a) Passport or travel document, valid for at least four months longer than requested visa with one full blank page. (b) Two completed application forms. (c) Two passport-size photos. (d) Fee, payable by cash or postal order only. (e) Letter from employer, school or college. (f) Bank statement. (g) Proof of purpose of visit. (h) Proof of medical insurance.

Working days required

Seven to ten days to obtain an appointment. After appointment, a visa will be issued in between two and three weeks dependent on nationality.

Temporary residence

Refer enquiries to Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy).

HIV entry requirements

Medical report including an HIV testis required for student,/ work and residency permits

Departure tax

None

Embassies

Spanish Embassy in the UK

39 Chesham Place, London SW1X 8SB, UK
Tel: (020) 7235 5555.
Website: www.mae.es

Spanish Consulate in the UK

20 Draycott Place, London SW3 2RZ, UK
Tel: (020) 7589 8989 or (0906) 550 8970 (recorded visa information; calls cost ?1 per minute) or (0906) 526 6666 (to order visa applications; calls cost ?1.50 per minute).
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0915-1415 (closed Spanish national holidays; visa information by appointment only).

Embassy and Consulate of the Kingdom of Spain in the USA

2375 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Tel: (202) 728 2330.
Website: www.spainemb.org
On 22 March 2006, the Basque terrorist organization ETA announced a "permanent ceasefire", effective from 24 March 2006.
In March 2004 192 people died and over 1400 were injured following bomb attacks on three trains in Madrid. A group purporting to represent Al Qaida claimed responsibility.
Visitors should be alerted to the existence of street crimes, especially in the larger cities.
Most visits to Spain are trouble-free but you should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate international terrorist attacks, which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners.
This advice is based on information provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. It is correct at time of publishing. As the situation can change rapidly, visitors are advised to contact the following organizations for the latest travel advice:

British Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain

US Department of State

Website: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Spain.html

Currency

The Euro is now the official currency of 12 EU member states (including Spain). The first Euro coins and notes were introduced in January 2002; the Spanish Peseta was still in circulation until 28 February 2002, when it was completely replaced by the Euro. Euro (?) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of ?500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of ?2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

Currency restrictions

The import and export of local currency is unlimited, but the export of amounts exceeding ?6010 (in any currency) per person per journey must be declared. The export of cash notes and bearers-cheques, in any currency, exceeding ?3050 per person per journey must also be declared.

Banking hours

Mon-Fri 0900-1400.

Currency exchange

Money can be changed in any bank, and at most travel agencies, major hotels and airports. National Girobank Postcheques may be used to withdraw cash from UK accounts at main Spanish post offices.

Credit cards

American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are widely accepted, as well as Eurocheque cards. Check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other facilities which may be available. ATMs are widely available.

Travellers cheques

International traveller's cheques are widely accepted. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travelers are advised to take traveller's cheques in Euros or Pounds Sterling. Traveller's cheques should be changed at banks or exchange bureaux.

City/RegionCity/Area codeFollowed by
Alava945+ 6 digits
Albacete967+ 6 digits
Alicante966+ 6 digits
Almer?a950+ 6 digits
Asturias985+ 6 digits
?vila920+ 6 digits
Badajoz924+ 6 digits
Baleares971+ 6 digits
Barcelona938+ 6 digits
Burgos947+ 6 digits
Caceres927+ 6 digits
C?diz956+ 6 digits
Cantabria942+ 6 digits
Castell?n de la Plana964+ 6 digits
Ciudad Real926+ 6 digits
Cordoba957+ 6 digits
Coru?a981+ 6 digits
Cuenca969+ 6 digits
Gerona972+ 6 digits
Granada958+ 6 digits
Guadalajara949+ 6 digits
Guipuzcoa943+ 6 digits
Huelva959+ 6 digits
Huesca974+ 6 digits
Jaen953+ 6 digits
La Rioja941+ 6 digits
Le?n987+ 6 digits
Lerida973+ 6 digits
Lugo982+ 6 digits
Madrid918+ 6 digits
Malaga952+ 6 digits
Murcia968+ 6 digits
Navarra948+ 6 digits
Orense988+ 6 digits
Palencia979+ 6 digits
Pontevedra986+ 6 digits
Salamanca923+ 6 digits
Segovia921+ 6 digits
Sevilla955+ 6 digits
Soria975+ 6 digits
Tarragona977+ 6 digits
Teruel978+ 6 digits
Toledo925+ 6 digits
Valencia963+ 6 digits
Valladolid983+ 6 digits
Vizcaya946+ 6 digits
Zamora980+ 6 digits
Zaragoza976+ 6 digits
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Dental care

High quality dental care is available in Spain

Medication Availability

Supplies of international medications are generally available from both the hospitals and private pharmacies in Spain

Blood supplies

Blood supplies are considered safe and screened to international standards

Medical facilities

Good medical care is available.

General caution

Recent medical and dental exams should ensure that the traveler is in good health. Carry appropriate health and accident insurance documents and copies of any important medical records. Bring an adequate supply of all prescription and other medications as well as any necessary personal hygiene items, including a spare pair of eyeglasses or contact lenses if necessary. Take personal protective measures against insects. Drink only bottled beverages (including water) or beverages made with boiled water. Do not use ice cubes or eat raw seafood or rare meat. Eat well-cooked foods while they are still hot and fruits that can be peeled without contamination. Avoid roadside stands and street vendors. Only pasteurized dairy products should be consumed.

Specific concerns

Wide temperature variations in Madrid can aggravate respiratory ailments. Soft coal burned for winter heating leaves pollutants that can aggravate allergies and may increase susceptibility to respiratory ailments. Air pollution and smog are growing problems and do reach menacing, bothersome levels in all of Spain's large cities. The dry atmosphere may cause skin irritations or aggravate allergies. Hikers in wooded areas should take protective measures against ticks.

Immunization

Hepatitis A: Consider active immunization with hepatitis A vaccine or passive immunization with immune globulin (IG) for all susceptible travelers. Especially consider choosing active immunization for persons planning to reside for a long period or for persons who take frequent short-term trips to risk areas. The importance of protection against hepatitis A increases as length of stay increases. It is particularly important for persons who will be living in or visiting rural areas, eating or drinking in settings of poor or uncertain sanitation, or who will have close contact with local persons (especially young children) in settings with poor sanitary conditions. Hepatitis B: Vaccination is advised for health care workers, persons anticipating direct contact with blood from or sexual contact with inhabitants, and persons planning extended stays of 6 months or greater (especially those who anticipate using local health care facilities, staying in rural areas, or having intimate contact with the local population). Typhoid: Vaccination should be considered for persons staying longer than 3 weeks, adventurous eaters, and those who will venture off the usual tourist routes into small cities, villages and rural areas. Importance of vaccination increases as access to reasonable medical care becomes limited. Contraindications depend on vaccine type. Note: All routine vaccines (such as DTP or Td, Hib, MMR, polio, varicella, influenza and pneumococcal) should be kept up-to-date as a matter of good health practice unrelated to travel.

Disease risk summary

Sanitary conditions are good in Spain's large cities. Most traveler's health problems arise from lack of proper food storage and refrigeration or deficiencies in water systems or in preparation of uncooked vegetables. The most prevalent local illnesses are upper respiratory infections, gastroenteritis, influenza, measles, chicken pox, hepatitis, mumps and whooping cough. No rabies has been reported for several years except in Ceuta/Melilla. Typhoid and tuberculosis are both still present in all regions but are far less prevalent than a few years ago. Also see the following: Insect-borne illness: Leishmaniasis (visceral and cutaneous) - occurs Sandfly fever - occurs Typhus (Murine and tick-borne) - occurs West Nile fever (mosquito-borne) - occurs (The above occur in Mediterranean coastal areas.) Lyme disease occurs Food-borne and water-borne illness: bacillary dysentery and other diarrheas and typhoid fever are more common in the summer and autumn. Brucellosis - occurs Other hazards: Diseases such as measles and diphtheria are commonly reported. Influenza risk extends from November to April.

Entry requirements

AIDS: According to the Department of State, anyone seeking residence, work and student permits must submit to a medical exam (which may include an AIDS test). Foreign test results are accepted under certain conditions. Contact Spain's embassy for details.

Recent disease outbreaks

No recent disease outbreaks

NameAddress
Centre Cardiovascular Sant JordiVia Augusta 269-273 Barcelona 08017
Centre Medic Quirurgic ReusCl Antoni Gaudi 26 Reus 43203
Centre Medic Sant Jordi de Sant AndreuPlaca de l'Estacio 12 Barcelona 08030
Centre Medico TecnoViana 12 Barcelona 08022
Centro Clinico DeniaCl Beniarmut 1 Bajos Denia 03700 Alicante
Centro Clinico San CarlosAv Denia 78 Alicante 03016
Centro Medico Asistencial LalinAv Buenos Aires 110 Lalin (Casco Urbano) Pontevedra 36500
Centro Medico De AsturiasCrta. Oviedo Madrid Fuentesilla Oviedo 33170
Centro Medico de ZamoraRonda San Torcuato 15 Zamora 49006
Centro Medico DeniaC/Beniarmut 1-B 03700 Denia Alicante
Centro Medico El CarmenAv de la Habana 50 Orense 32004
Centro Medico El Castro VigoManuel Olivie 11 Vigo Pontevedra
Centro Medico Infanta MercedesCalle Infanta Mercedes 8 Madrid 28020
Centro Medico La RosaledaAntonio Casares 2 Santiago de Compostela 15701
Centro Medico Ntra Sra del RosarioCtra de la Peraleda Toledo 45000
Centro Medico PintadoVia Hispanidad 40 Vigo Pontevedra
Centro Medico SalusSan Antonio Ibiza
Centro Medico SalusSanta Eulalia Ibiza
Centro Medico SalusTorremolinos Avda. Palma de Mallorca 65 Torremolinos
Centro Medico TeknonVilana 12 8022 Barcelona
Centro Sanitario Virgen del PilarPaseo Zarategi 10 San Sabastian 20013 Guipuzcoa
Clideba - Clinica De BadajozEladio Salinero de los Santos 6 Badajoz 06011
Clinica AsturiasNaranjo de Bulnes 4 Asturias 33012
Clinica Baviera BarcelonaCl Ganduxer 71 Barcelona
Clinica BenidormAvda. Alfonso Puchades 8 Alicante Benidorm 03500
Clinica Beta-QuirurgicaGarcia Morato 12 47007 Cisterniga Valladolid
Clinica BofillCl Pare Claret 4 Girona 17002
Clinica Cajal (Instituto Policlinico Cajal)Senador Castillo Olivares 15 Las Palmas Gran Canaria Canary Islands
Clinica CentroAvenida Ventisquero de la Condesa 42 28035 Madrid
Clinica CoreysaCl Los Alisos 19 Ciudad Real 13002
Clinica de FatimaGlorieta de Mexico 1 Seville
Clinica de Girona l'AliancaHeroina Santa Barbara 6 Girona
Clinica de LleidaEnric Prat de la Riba 79-81 Lleida
Clinica de VicRd Camprodon 4 Vic Barcelona
Clinica FemeniaCalle Camilo Jose Cela 20 Palma de Mallorca Mallorca Balearic Islands
Clinica Femenia AlcudiaAlcudia Mallorca
Clinica FuensantaArturo Soria 17 Madrid 28027
Clinica GironaCl Joan Maragall 26 Girona 17002
Clinica GuimonCl Manuel Allende 24 48010 Bilbao Vizcaya
Clinica IndautxuCl Gordoniz 9 Bilbao 48010
Clinica Infantil StaurosPlaca Karl Marx (Anell Valldaura) Barcelona
Clinica Inmaculada ConcepcionDoctor Alejandro Otero 8 Granada
Clinica JuanedaC/Company 20 Palma de Mallorca 07014 Mallorca Balearic Islands
Clinica la MilagrosaModesto Lafuente 14 Madrid
Clinica La NuciaPartida Buenavista 9 Ctra, Benidorm - La Nucia La Nucia/Alicante 03530
Clinica la OrotavaSan Miguel Tenerife
Clinica la ZarzuelaC/ Pleaydes 25 Aravaca Madrid 28023
Clinica l'Alianca de TortosaPz Joaquim Bau 7 Tortosa
Clinica Los NaranjosEnrique Segura Otano 12 Badajoz
Clinica Los Naranjos - HuelvaPs de los Naranjos 1 Huelva
Clinica MarazuelaAv de Extremadura 5 Talavera de la Reina 45600 Toledo
Clinica MAZ (Sant Honorat)Avgda Tibidabo 20 Barcelona 08022
Clinica Medico QuirurgicoSanta Cruz de Tenerife Tenerife
Clinica MontpellierVia Hispanidad 37 Zaragoza 50012
Clinica MontserratBisbe Torres 13 Lleida
Clinica Ntra Sra del Perpetuo SocorroCL Leon y Castillo 407 Las Palmas Gran Canaria 35007 Canary Islands
Clinica Ntra Sra del Perpetuo SocorroCL Obispo Messeguer 3 Lerida 25003
Clinica Ntra Sra Del PilarPz Ruisenores 20 Zaragoza 50006
Clinica Ntra. Sra de la MisericordiaAv de Lidon Castellon
Clinica Nuestra Senora de AmericaArturo Soria 103 Madrid
Clinica Nuestra Senora De BelenJose Silva 7 Madrid 28043
Clinica Nuestra Senora Del CarmenTomas Morales 121 Las Palmas Gran Canaria 35004 Canary Islands
Clinica Nuevo ParqueJulian Romea 16 Madrid
Clinica PalmaplanasC/Cami Dels Reis Palma de Mallorca 07009 Mallorca Balearic Islands
Clinica ParqueMendez Nunez 40 Santa Cruz de Tenerife 38003 Canary Islands
Clinica Parque San AntonioAvda. Pintor Sorolla 2 Malaga
Clinica PromaterCl Mayor 110 Castellon 12001
Clinica QuironAv Mare de Deu de Montserrat 5-11 Barcelona 08024
Clinica Quiron De ValenciaBlasco Ibanez 14 Valencia 46010
Clinica Quiron San SebastianAlkolea Parkea 7 San Sebastian Guipuzcoa
Clinica Quiron ValenciaAvda. Blasco Ibanez 14 Valencia 46010
Clinica RotgerC/. Santiago Russinol, 9 Palma de Mallorca Mallorca 07012 Balearic Islands
Clinica RuberJuan Bravo 49 Madrid
Clinica Sagrada FamiliaTorras y Pujalt 1 Barcelona 08022
Clinica Sagrado CorazonAv de Manuel Siurot 49 Seville 41013
Clinica SalusCosta Teguise Lanzarote
Clinica SalusLas Palmeras Playa del Ingles Gran Canaria
Clinica SalusPlaya Blanca Lanzarote
Clinica SalusPuerto del Carmen Lanzarote Canary Islands
Clinica Salus InfirmorumCl Mossen Lluis Constans 130 Banyoles 17820
Clinica Salus MahonMahon Menorca
Clinica Salus MenorcaMenorca Menorca Balearic Islands
Clinica San EugenioSan Eugenio Tenerife Canary Islands
Clinica San FranciscoMarqueses de San Isidro 11 Leon
Clinica San Francisco Javier BilbaoCl Gordoniz 12 Bilbao 48010 Vizcaya
Clinica San Francisco Javier NavarraAv Baja Navarra 52 Navarra 31004
Clinica San MarcosCondes de Crespo Rascon 56-57 Salamanca 37002
Clinica San RocaSan Augustin Gran Canaria Canary Islands
Clinica San RoqueDolores de la Rocha 5 Las Palmas Gran Canaria 35001 Canary Islands
Clinica Sant JosepCaputxins 16-22 Manresa Barcelona
Clinica Santa CatalinaLeon y Castillo 292 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35005 Gran Canaria Canary Islands
Clinica Santa Cruz (Antiguo Centro Medico Quirurgico)Cl Enrique Wolfson Santa Cruz de Tenerife 38006 Canary Islands
Clinica Santa ElenaUrbanizacion Los Alamos Torremolinos Malaga) 29620
Clinica Santa TeresaAv Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1 Avila
Clinica Santa Teresa de CastellonCl Hermanos Vilafana 2 Castellon
Clinica ScandinavicaAvda. de Gran Canaria, 30 CC Gran Chaparral 35100 Playa del Ingles Gran Canaria
Clinica Universitaria de NavarraAvenida Pio XII, 36 Pamplona 31080
Clinica Virgen BlancaCl Maestro Mendiri 2 Bilbao 48006 Vizcaya
Clinica Virgen de GuadalupeAv los Quijotes Caceres
Clinica Virgen De La SaludAv Simon Nieto 31 Palencia 34005
Clinica Virgen Del ConsueloCallosa D'en Sarri 12 Valencia 46007
Clinica VistahermosaAv Denia 103 Alicante 03013
Complejo Sanitario AlamedaAv San Julian 1 Cuenca
Hospital AcuarioAvda. Vergel 11 Beniarbeig 03778
Hospital Blanca PalomaDiego de Moron 3 Huelva
Hospital Casa de SaludAv Dr. Manuel Candela 41 Valencia 46021
Hospital Comarcal de Mora d'EbreCl Benet Messeguer Mora d'Ebre 43740
Hospital Cruz Roja de MurciaPlaza de la Cruz Roja 1 Murcia 30003
Hospital D'AlcudiaAlcudia Mallorca
Hospital de Cruz RojaCl Cruz Roja Burgos 9006
Hospital de dia Pio XIICuesta del Sagrado Corazon 4 Madrid 28016
Hospital de FigueresRector Aroles Figueres
Hospital de la Cruz Roja EspanolaPaseo de la Victoria Cordoba
Hospital de la MisericordiaCl Dr. Velasco 21-23 Segovia 40003
Hospital de la Santa CruzAv Cruz Roja 4 Jerez de la Frontera Cadiz
Hospital de MadridPlaza Conde del Valle de Suchil Madrid 28015
Hospital de PuigcerdaPl Santa Maria 1-2 Puigcerda
Hospital de SaguntoAvda. Ramun y Cajal, s/n Sagunto Valencia) 46520
Hospital de Sant Joan de ReusCl Sant Joan Reus 43201
Hospital de Sant PauI & Sta TeclaRambla Vella 14 Tarronga
Hospital Divino VallesCtra Santander Burgos 9006
Hospital Dr. PascualCl Amargura 31 Malaga 29012
Hospital EuropaAv Severo Ochoa 22 Marabella
Hospital General De MuroBahia De Alcudia Mallorca
Hospital General de MuroVeler 1 s/n. Playa de Muro Muro 07408 Mallorca Balearic Islands
Hospital Juan GrandeGlorieta Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente Jerez de la Frontera 11408 Cadiz
Hospital Nueve De OctubreValle de la Ballesta 59 Valencia 46015
Hospital Parque San AntonioAvda. Pintor Sorolla 2 Malaga 29016
Hospital Port D'AlcudiaAlcudia Mallorca
Hospital Provincial De San JoseAv Zaragoza 16 Teruel
Hospital Reyes CatolicosAv Reyes Catolicos 37-41 Burgos 09005
Hospital Rodriguez ChamorroCl Hernan Cortes 40 Zamora 49021
Hospital Ruber InternacionalLa Maso 38 Urbanizaci?n Mirasierra Madrid 28034
Hospital San JaimePartida de la Loma s/n Torrevieja Alicante) 03180
Hospital San Juan de Dios CordobaAv del Brillante 106 Cordoba
Hospital San Juan de Dios LeonAv San Ignacio de Loyola 73 Leon
Hospital San Juan de Dios NavarraBeloso Alto 3 31006 Pamplona Navarra
Hospital San Juan de Dios Paseo De Isla 41Burgos 9003
Hospital San Juan De Dios SevillaAv Eduardo Dato 42 Seville
Hospital San RafaelCalle Diego Arias 2 1002 Cadiz
Hospital San Rafael - CadizDiego Arias 2 Cadiz
Hospital San Rafael - MadridSerrano 199 Madrid
Hospital Sant BernabeCtra. De Ribes 8600 Berga Barcelona
Hospital Santisima TrinidadPaseo Carmelitas 74-94 Salamanca
Hospital Universitari La FeAvda. de Campanar, 21 Valencia 46009
Hospital Valencia Al MarR?o Tajo 1 Valencia 46011
Hospital Virgen de la PalomaLoma 1 Madrid
Hospital Virgen De Las MontanasAv Ambulatorio Villamartin Cadiz
Hospiten BellevueAlemania, 6 (Urb. San Fernando) Puerto de la Cruz 38400 Tenerife Canary Islands
Hospiten LanzaroteLomo Gordo, s/n Puerto del Carmen (Tias) 35510 Lanzarote Canary Islands
Hospiten Las AmericasTrasera Guardia Civil Las Americas - Arona Santa Cruz de Tenerife 38650 Canary Islands
Hospiten RamblaRambla General Franco 115 Santa Cruz de Tenerife 38001 Tenerife Canary Islands
Hospiten Rambla General Franco 111General Franco 111 Santa Cruz de Tenerife 38001 Tenerife Canary Islands
Hospiten SurPlaya de las Americas 8 Arona 38660 Tenerife Canary Islands
Hospiten TamaraguaAgustin de Bethencourt 30 Puerto de la Cruz 38400 Tenerife Canary Islands
Iberica de Diagnostico yCirugia - Albacete Plaza del Madrono 11 Albacete
Iberica de Diagnostico yCirugia - Ciudad Real Toledo 79 Ciudad Real 13009
IMQ San RafaelLas Jubias 82 La Coruna 15006
Instituto Ciruglas EspecialesE/San Bernado 68 Madrid 28015
Instituto Policlinico la RosaledaSantiago Leon de Caracas 1 Santiago de Compostela 15701
Inter Clinic Medical CenterC/Sagasta 62 Las Palmas 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Canary Islands
International Hospital Costa AdejeSan Eugenio Tenerife
Ntra Sra De La ReglaCl Cardenal Ladazuri 2 Leon
Nueva Clinica Quiron ZaragozaPaseo Mariano Renovales Zaragoza
Policlinica BarcelonaGuillem Tell 4 Barcelona 08006
Policlinica Comarcal el VendrellCtra Santa Oliva 51- 53 El Vendrell 43700
Policlinica Del Alto AragonPedro Sopena 12 Huesca 22003
Policlinica Del VallesCl Girona 5-7 Granollers 08400
Policlinica GuipuzcoaPaseo Miramon 174 San Sabastian 20011 Guipuzcoa
Policlinica MiramarPalma de Mallorca Mallorca Balearic Islands
Policlinica San JoseBeato Tom s de Zumarraga 10 Vitoria-Gasteiz Alava
Policlinica San PedroPza de San Pedro 6 Huelva
Policlinica Virgen de GraciaAv Vives Llul 6 Mahon 07703 Menorca Balearic Islands
Policlinico La GuardiaManuel ?lvarez 16 La Guardia Pontevedra
Policlinico Riojano Ntra Sra De ValvaneraAv de Madrid 39 Logrono 26006
Policlinico San CarlosLes Madrigueres Sud A8 Denia 03700 Alicante
Policlinico San CarlosMiguel Hernandez Murcia
Policlinico Santa TeresaPenarredonda 4 La Coruna
Povisa Centro MedicoCalle Salamanca No. 5 Vigo 36211
Sanatario Ntra Sra de la SaludCl Ntra Sra de la salud Granada
Sanatario Santa RitaPeregrina 54 Pontevedra
Sanatorio de San JulianCl Dr. Ferran 1 Cuenca
Sanatorio DominguezFray Juan de Navarrete 9 Pontevedra 36001
Sanatorio Dr. GalvezSan Agustin 1 Malaga
Sanatorio Medico QuirurgicoCristo Rey Paseo de la Estacion 40 Jaen
Sanatorio Ntra Sra Del RosarioCl Pr?ncipe de Vergara 53 Madrid 28006
Sanatorio Ntra. Sra. La AntiguaCl Constitucion 18 Guadalajara 19003
Sanatorio Quirurgico ModeloVirrey Ossorio 30 La Coruna
Sanatorio San Francisco de AsisJoaqu?n Costa 28 Madrid 28002
Santa Maria del PuertoPuerto Santa Maria Cadiz
Serveis Assistencials AmpostaCarrer Jardi 18 Amposta 43870
UCSI EuropaPaseo de la Estacion 27-29 Salamanca 37004
USP Centro de CirugiaEscoles Pies 103A Barcelona 08017
USP Centro de Diagnostico por ImagenJuan XXIII 40 Madrid 28040
USP Clinica La EsperanzaLa Esperanza 3 Vitoria-Gasteiz
USP Dermoestetica Alpha QuirurgicaJuan XXIII 40 2a Planta Madrid 28040
USP Hospital San CarlosMiguel Hernandez 12 Murcia 30011
USP Hospital Santa TeresaPenaredonda 4 La Coruna 15008 A
USP Institut Universitari DexeusCalatrava 83 Barcelona 08017
Virgen de la MontanaVillamartin Cadiz
Virgen del CaminoSan Lucar de Barrameda Cadiz

Media

Broadcasting in Spain has witnessed a spectacular expansion in recent years with the emergence of new commercial operators and the launch of digital services.
Press: Local newspapers published in English include the Costa Blanca News, Majorca Daily Bulletin and the English-language edition of Sur (weekly). Spanish dailies with large circulations include ABC (website: www.abc.es), El Marca (sports only), El Mundo (website: www.elmundo.es), El Pa?s (website: www.elpais.es), El Perodico de Catalunya (website: www.elperiodico.com) La Razon (website: www.larazon.es) and La Vanguardia (website: www.lavanguardia.es).
TV: RNE operates Radio 1, Radio Clasica, Radio 3 and Radio 5. Cadena SER and Onda Cero are commercial stations. Cadena COPE is controlled by the church.
Radio: TVE operates La Primera, La 2, TVE Internacionale and Channel 24. Tele Conco, Antena 3 and Cuatro are national, commercial networks.

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