Spain Fact Sheet

Spain Country Profile

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for Spain
Canadian Embassy in SpainEmbassies and consulates | Spain (
Spanish Embassy in CanadaEmbassy of Spain
Entry Requirements

Conditions for Entry into Spain

Visa InformationStudent Visa
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to Euro
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- Spain
Health InformationSpanish Health Information
Solo Female TravelSpain Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (
Gay Travel Indexgaytravelindex.pdf (

Emergency Numbers:


Country Facts:

Capital cityMadrid
LanguageSpanish, Catalan, Valencian, Galician, Basque
Phone Code+34
Time ZoneUTC+1
Drives onRight
Plug TypesType C, Type F
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionRoman Catholic 94%, other 6%
Significant Dates

January 6 – Epiphany

October 12 – National Day