Overview of Spain

Spain is a country located in southwestern Europe, covering a significant portion of the Iberian Peninsula.

Capital: Madrid

Official Language: Spanish (Castilian Spanish) is the official language of the country. Regional languages such as Catalan, Basque, Galician, and Valencian are also widely spoken in autonomous regions.

Population: 46,000,000

Area: 505,990 square kilometers

Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)

Time Zone: Central European Time (CET, UTC+1), and Central European Summer Time (CEST, UTC+2) during daylight saving time in the summer.

Administrative Structure: Spain is composed of 17 autonomous regions, each with its own legislative body. Notable autonomous regions include Catalonia, the Basque Country (Euskadi), the Community of Madrid, and Andalusia.

History: Spain’s history has been shaped by a diverse range of cultures and civilizations. Important periods such as Ancient Rome, Muslim rule during the Middle Ages, the Reconquista (the process of Christianizing Spain), and the Spanish Empire have left their mark on Spain’s history.

Culture: Spain is known for its globally recognized culture and art. It is closely associated with Flamenco music, bullfighting, and artists like Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso. Spanish cuisine is also renowned worldwide, with traditional dishes such as paella, tapas, and gazpacho being popular.

Tourism: Spain is a popular destination for tourists. Its coastal areas, beautiful beaches, and sunny climate attract holidaymakers. Additionally, its historic cities, museums, and cultural events make it suitable for cultural tourism. Cities like Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, and Valencia are popular among tourists.

Economy: Spain has a developed economy and is a member of the Eurozone. Various sectors, including construction, tourism, automotive, agriculture, finance, and telecommunications, play significant roles in the economy.

Spain is a European country known for its rich culture, historical treasures, and beautiful natural landscapes. It appeals to both history and culture enthusiasts as well as vacationers.

As Zirve Legal Law Firm, we offer a wide range of legal services in Spain. The key services provided by Zirve Legal in Spain include:

Spain Golden Visa: The Spain Golden Visa is a program that provides residence permits to foreign investors planning to invest in Spain or engage in economic activities. The Golden Visa offers an easy way for investors to live, work, and travel in Spain. Below are the application requirements and details for the Spain Golden Visa program:

Investment Amount: The minimum investment amount required to apply for the Spain Golden Visa may vary. Common investment types and minimum investment amounts include:

Real Estate Investment: Purchase a property valued at 500,000 Euros or more.

Business Investment: Establish a business or invest in an existing one (usually requiring substantial investments in the millions of Euros or job creation requirements).

Financial Stability Proof: Applicants may need to provide documents demonstrating their financial stability to verify their ability to invest.

Clean Criminal Record: Golden Visa applicants should not have a serious criminal record in Spain or other countries.

Health Insurance: Applicants may be required to have health insurance coverage if they reside in Spain.

Residency Requirement: Golden Visa holders must reside in Spain for a specified period, typically ranging from six months to several years.

Spanish Citizenship Program: The Golden Visa provides residence permits but does not directly lead to Spanish citizenship. However, after living in Spain as a Golden Visa holder for a certain period, you may become eligible to apply for Spanish citizenship.

Spain Real Estate Investments: For foreign investors interested in real estate investments in Spain, we offer services such as property identification, transaction management, rental income generation, and legal aspects of real estate investments.

Company Formation in Spain: If you wish to establish a company in Spain, you will need to adhere to local laws and regulations. Therefore, we provide legal services for company formation in Spain.


Residence and Work Permits in Spain: Obtaining a residence permit is crucial for foreigners, especially those relocating to Spain for work or investment purposes. We offer assistance with various residence permit options.

Foreign Capital Investments: We provide services related to tax regulations, permits, and investment opportunities for individuals or companies looking to invest foreign capital in Spain.

Legal Services in Spain (Litigation, Enforcement, Arbitration): Legal services in Spain may include litigation, enforcement procedures, arbitration processes, and more.

Business Purchase and Sale Transactions in Spain: Acquiring or transferring a business in Spain can involve complex processes. We provide legal and financial services for such transactions.

International Trade: Spain holds a strategic position in international trade. We offer services related to exports, imports, customs regulations, and international trade law.

As Zirve Legal Law Firm, we specialize in providing legal and financial services in Spain, covering areas such as real estate investments, company formation, residence permits, foreign capital investments, legal services, business transfers, and international trade, with the support of our expert partners.