Spain (GPS: 40 00 N, 4 00 W) located in Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay, and Pyrenees Mountains; southwest of France. The country’s area measurements are total: 505,370 sq km; land: 498,980 sq km, water: 6,390 sq km. This sovereign state is almost five times the size of Kentucky, slightly more than twice the size of Oregon. The total irrigated land is 38,000 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Spain: Strategic location along with approaches to the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain controls some territories in northern Morocco, including the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla and Penon de Velez de la Gomera, Penon de Alhucemas, and Islas Chafarinas.