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What continent is Spain in?

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Spain is located on the continent of Europe. Spain is the fifth largest country in Europe. Other countries in Europe include Norway, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Austria and Bulgaria.

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Spain is a country with an area of 195,364 square miles and a population of over 46 million people as of 2013. The country is in southwestern Europe, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, France, Andorra, Bay of Biscay, Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.

Spain is a mountainous country and home to the Sierra Morena mountain range as well as the Sierra Nevada mountains.The country enjoys a varied climate, including oceanic, Mediterranean and semiarid.

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