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After 1972, U.S. Forces use standard Spanish temporary series plates.
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Location South Europe Capital Madrid Main Religion Christianity (catholicism) National Language Spanish (Castillian). Other official languages (in the autonomous communities) comprise Catalan and Basque. Spain has a lot of linguistic minorities. History In 1037, "Castillia" became an independent state. It merged with "Aragon" in 1479 as Spain. The communities of "Basque" and "Catalonia" have a far going autonomy. The Basque provinces have a violent independence movement.
Spain is a member of the European Union since 1986.
International Oval E ISO Code ES
(1) Picture by Brian Watson
(2) Picture by Victor Sastre
(3) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson
(4) Picture by Dirk Elbers