Spain #1698 (1972)

Spain #1698 (1972)

The Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España in Spanish), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with two large archipelagos, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea and the Canary Islands off the North African Atlantic coast, two cities, Ceuta and Melilla, in the North African mainland and several small islands in the Alboran Sea near the Moroccan coast. On the … Continue reading Spain #1698 (1972)

Gibraltar #97 (1931)

Gibraltar #97 (1931)

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²) and shares its northern border with Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region. At its foot is a densely populated city area, home to over 30,000 Gibraltarians and other nationalities. An Anglo-Dutch force captured Gibraltar from … Continue reading Gibraltar #97 (1931)

Andorra, Spanish Administration #102b (1978)

Spanish Andorra #102b (1978)

Andorra is a co-principality that had been jointly administered by France and the Spanish bishop of Urgell since 1278. In 1993, Andorra became a constitutional coprincipality, governed by its own parliament. It is the sixth smallest country in Europe with an area of just 181 square miles (468 square kilometers). The capital city of Andorra la Vella is the highest in Europe, sitting at an … Continue reading Spanish Andorra #102b (1978)