Name: The origins of the Roman name Hispania, from which the modern name España was derived, are uncertain. It is documented that the Phoenicians and Carthaginians referred to the region as Spania, the most widely accepted etymology is a Semitic – Phoenician.
Date of Membership in CCLEC: 2002 – Curacao
Motto: “Plus Ultra”
Area: 505,990 km2 (195,360 m2)
GDP: $1.674 trillion (2015 estimate)
Capital City: Madrid
Official Language: Spanish
Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)