(WIPO code: ES) (last revised December 2020)

by ELZABURU, Madrid

General Information

Area

505,370 sq. km.

Population

50,015,792 inhabitants (2020).

Capital

Madrid (6.618 million inhabitants in the whole Autonomous Community of Madrid).

Language

Spanish.

Currency

1 euro = 1.19 U.S. dollar (December 2020).

Imports

(2019): U.S.$ 361.8 billion.

Exports

(2019): U.S.$ 325.9 billion.

GDP

(2019): U.S.$ 1.418 trillion; per capita income (2019): U.S.$ 31,451.

General Remarks

Territory

47 peninsular provinces, Balearic Islands (1 province), Canary Islands (2 provinces); these provinces are grouped into the so-called “Autonomous Communities” of Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Baleares, Canarias, Cantabria, Castilla-León, Castilla-La Mancha, Cataluña, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia, Navarra, La Rioja, Comunidad Valenciana and Pais Vasco. The cities of Ceuta and Melilla, on the north coast of Africa, also form part of the Spanish territory.

 

Statistics (2019) Filed Issued
National patents 1,358 1,206
Utility models 2,737 2,430
Industrial designs 15,774 15,605
National trademarks 50,693 43,999
Trade names 11,616 10,321
Supplementary protection certificates for medicinal
and plant protection products
73 52