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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
18.385 million (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
454.1 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
46.152 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
1,139.8 (2006)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: well developed, modern facilities; fixed-line teledensity is 45 per 100 persons
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity is 160 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 34; submarine cables provide connectivity to Europe, Middle East, Asia, and US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), NA Eutelsat; tropospheric scatter to adjacent countries
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 208, FM 715, shortwave 1 (1998)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
224 (plus 2,105 repeaters; includes 11 television broadcast stations and 88 repeaters in the Canary Islands) (1995)
Internet country code
Definition
.es
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
2.552 million (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
63 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
18.578 million (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
458.8 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
154 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 96
over 3,047 m: 18
2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
1,524 to 2,437 m: 18
914 to 1,523 m: 25
under 914 m: 24 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 58
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 14
under 914 m: 42 (2007)
Heliports
Definition
8 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
gas 7,858 km; oil 622 km; refined products 3,445 km (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 14,974 km
broad gauge: 11,919 km 1.668-m gauge (6,950 km electrified)
standard gauge: 1,099 km 1.435-m gauge (1,054 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,928 km 1.000-m gauge (815 km electrified); 28 km 0.914-m gauge (28 km electrified) (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 681,224 km
paved: 681,224 km (includes 13,872 km of expressways) (2006)
Waterways
Definition
1,000 km (2003)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 166 ships (1000 GRT or over) 2,447,056 GRT/2,356,315 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 9, cargo 14, chemical tanker 13, container 23, liquefied gas 11, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 50, petroleum tanker 16, refrigerated cargo 6, roll on/roll off 16, specialized tanker 2, vehicle carrier 5
foreign-owned: 25 (Canada 4, Cuba 1, Denmark 2, Germany 5, Italy 2, Mexico 3, Norway 8)
registered in other countries: 113 (Angola 1, Argentina 2, Bahamas 15, Belize 1, Brazil 8, Cape Verde 1, Cuba 1, Cyprus 6, Ireland 1, Malta 2, Marshall Islands 1, Nigeria 1, Panama 56, Portugal 10, St Kitts and Nevis 1, Uruguay 5, Venezuela 1) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Algeciras, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Tarragona, Valencia


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