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Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southwest of France
Population: 39.4 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Madrid
Comparative area: Slightly more than twice the size of Oregon
Religions: Roman Catholic 99 percent, other sects 1 percent
Landscape: Large, flat to dissected plateau surrounded by rugged hills; Pyrenees in north
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1924

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