The Kingdom of Spain or Spain (Spanish: Reino de España or España ). Spain is a country located in the southwest of Europe. Spain shares the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal , Gibraltar and Andorra.
To the northeast, along the Pyrenees mountain range, Spain borders France and the tiny principality of Andorra. Spain includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, the cities of Ceuta and Melilla in north Africa, and a number of uninhabited islands on the Mediterranean side of the strait of Gibraltar, known as Plazas de soberanía, such as the Chafarine islands, the "rocks" (Spanis: peñones) of Vélez and Alhucemas, and the tiny Isla Perejil (disputed). In the Northeast along the Pyrenees, a small exclave town called Llívia, integral part of Spain and Catalonia, is surrounded by French territory.
The capital of Spain is Madrid .
conventional long form: Kingdom of Spain
conventional short form: Spain
local long form: Reino de Espana
local short form: Espana
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