Plaza Mayor square in Madrid

Cities and population


Concentration in the cities

Although Spain's economic structure is still significantly rural, its population is concentrated mainly in large cities.

The Spanish population is estimated at just under 47 million. The ten cities with the largest populations are:

City No. of inhabitants
Madrid 3,141,991
Barcelona 1,604,555
Valencia 786,189
Seville 693,878
Zaragoza 664,953
Malaga 569,130
Murcia 439,889
Palma 400,578
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 379,766
Bilbao 345,141

 

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