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Name in French:Espagne
Name in German:Spanien
Name in Italian:Spagna
Name in Russian:Испания
Name in Simplified Chinese:西班牙
Name in Spanish:España
Name in Abkhaz:Еспаниа
Name in Achinese:Seupanyo
Name in Adyghe:Испание
Name in Afrikaans:Spanje
Name in Akan:Spain
Name in Albanian:Spanja
Name in Alemannic:Spanien
Name in Amharic:እስፓንያ
Name in Anglo-Saxon:Spēonland
Name in Arabic:إسبانيا
Name in Aragonese:Espanya
Name in Armenian:Իսպանիա
Name in Asturian:España
Name in Avaric:Испан
Name in Aymara:Ispaña
Name in Azeri:İspaniya
Name in Bashkir:Испания
Name in Basque:Espainia
Name in Bavarian:Spanien
Name in Belarusian:Іспанія
Name in Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):Гішпанія
Name in Bengali:স্পেন
Name in Bishnupriya Manipuri:স্পেন
Name in Bislama:Spain
Name in Bosnian:Španija
Name in Breton:Spagn
Name in Bulgarian:Испания
Name in Burmese:စပိန်နိုင်ငံ
Name in Catalan:Espanya
Name in Cebuano:Espanya
Name in Central Bikol:Espanya
Name in Chamorro:España
Name in Chechen:Испани
Name in Cherokee:ᎠᏂᏍᏆᏂᏱ
Name in Cheyenne:Spain
Name in Church Slavic:Їспанїꙗ
Name in Chuvash:Испани
Name in Cornish:Spayn
Name in Corsican:Spagna
Name in Crimean Tatar (Latin):İspaniya
Name in Croatian:Španjolska
Name in Czech:Španělsko
Name in Danish:Spanien
Name in Doteli:स्पेन
Name in Dutch:Spanje
Name in Dutch Low Saxon:Spanje
Name in Dzongkha:སིཔཱེན་
Name in Egyptian Arabic:اسبانيا
Name in Emilian-Romagnol:Spaggna
Name in Erzya:Испания Мастор
Name in Esperanto:Hispanio
Name in Estonian:Hispaania
Name in Ewe:Spain
Name in Extremaduran:España
Name in Faroese:Spania
Name in Farsi/Persian:اسپانیا
Name in Fiji Hindi:Spain
Name in Finnish:Espanja
Name in Franco-Provençal:Èspagne
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Name in Fula:Hispaanya
Name in Gagauz:İspaniya
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Name in Gan:西班牙
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Name in Irish Gaelic:An Spáinn
Name in Jamaican Patois:Spien
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Name in Judaeo-Spanish:Espanya
Name in Kabardian:Эспаниэ
Name in Kabiye:Ɛsɩpaañɩ
Name in Kabyle:Spenyul
Name in Kalmyk:Эспанмудин Нутуг
Name in Kannada:ಸ್ಪೇನ್
Name in Kapampangan:Espanya
Name in Karachay-Balkar:Испания
Name in Karakalpak:İspaniya
Name in Kashubian:Szpańskô
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Name in Khmer:អេស្ប៉ាញ
Name in Kinyarwanda:Esipanye
Name in Komi:Испания
Name in Komi-Permyak:Эспання
Name in Kongo:Espania
Name in Konkani:स्पेन
Name in Korean:스페인
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Name in Kyrgyz:Испания
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Name in Latgalian:Spaneja
Name in Latin:Hispania
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Name in Livvi-Karelian:Ispuanii
Name in Lojban:sangu'e
Name in Lombard:Spagna
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Name in Lower Sorbian:Špańska
Name in Luri:إسپانيا
Name in Luxembourgish:Spuenien
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Name in Malagasy:Espaina
Name in Malay:Sepanyol
Name in Malayalam:സ്പെയിൻ
Name in Maltese:Spanja
Name in Manx:Yn Spaainey
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Name in Mazanderani:ایسپانیا
Name in Meadow Mari:Испаний
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Name in Moksha:Испания
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Name in Nepali:स्पेन
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Name in Northern Frisian:Spaanien
Name in Northern Sami:Spánia
Name in Northern Sotho:Spain
Name in Norwegian:Spania
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Name in Novial:Spania
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Name in Odia:ସ୍ପେନ
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Name in Papiamento:Spaña
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Name in Pennsylvania German:Schpaani
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Name in South Azerbaijani:ایسپانیا
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Name in Yakut:Испания
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Name in Zazaki:İspanya
Name in Zeelandic:Spanje
Name in Zhuang:Sihbanhyaz
Name in Zulu:ISpeyini
Area:505,992 km2
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Country
Largest Settlements:
Madrid3,255,944 (2018)
Barcelona1,621,537 (2017)
Valencia814,208 (2018)
Sevilla703,206 (2014)
Zaragoza674,317 (2014)
Málaga568,305 (2011)
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1039 valid minerals. 33 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 5 erroneous literature entries.

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Abellaite (TL)
Formula: NaPb2(CO3)2(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Ibáñez-Insa, J., Elvira, J.J., Oriols, N., Llovet, X. and Viñals, J. (2016) Abellaite, IMA 2014-111. CNMNC Newsletter No. 29, February 2016, page 200; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 199–205; Ibáñez-Insa J., Elvira J.J., Llovet X., Pérez-Cano J., Oriols N., Busquets-Masó M., Hernández S. (2017): Abellaite, NaPb2(CO3)2(OH), a new supergene mineral from the Eureka mine, Lleida province, Catalonia, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 915-922.
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Adamite var: Cobaltoan Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Co)AsO4OH
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Aerinite (TL)
Formula: (Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Reference: Lasaulx, A. v. (1876). Aërinit, ein neues Mineral. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie, 352-358 Vidal, M. (1882). Yacimiento de la aerinita. Boletín de la Comisión del Mapa Geológico de España, 9, 113-121. Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Pura Alfonso - J. C. Melgarejo, Boron vs. Phosphorus in granitic pegmatites: the Cap de Creus case, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 45/1-2 (2000)
Locality: Pila