Communications in Spain

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Official Language
Castilian (Spanish)
Other Languages Spoken
Some regions use their regional language for conducting business (Euskera, Catalan, Galician, Valencian). Other minor regional languages can be used: Bable, Aragonese, Aranese, Extremaduran.
Business Language
English is rarely used but it is developing.
Getting Some Knowledge
Use the travlang website.
Free Translation Tools : Translation from Spanish to English, German, French or Italian as well as to Euskera, Catalan or Galician.
Eurodicautom : Translation into various European languages

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Quality of Communications
Means of communication in Spain are developed and cover the entire region. The communication network is decent. However, using mobile phones or Internet can be difficult in the rural areas.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Spain, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Spain, Dial +34
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
9 digits
9 + area code + 6 other numbers
mobile: 6 + operator code + 6 other digits
Mobile Telephone Standards
National Mobile Phone Operators
Movistar, Orange (formerly Amena), Vodafone, as well as other virtual operators.

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers
Telefonica, Orange, Jazztel, Ono, Yacom, Tele2, Arrakis, Al-pi (Catalonia), Euskaltel (Basque Country), R (Galicia).
Access in Public Places
There are more than  400 business centers, 650 cyber-cafes and many WiFi zones in public places (bars, fast food, business centers, etc.).
Access in Hotels
All higher range hotels offer internet connectivity.

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