S P A I N. Created By: Aubrey Thompson. Flag:. * Three horizontal bands: Red (top) Yellow (double width) National Coast of Arms. Red (bottom). Spanish Coat of Arms:. The gold Castle in the Red background symbolizes Castile.
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Type: Constitutional Monarchy.
Executive: President of government nominated by monarch, subject to approval of democratically elected congress deputies.
Legislative: Bicameral Cortes a 350 seat congress of deputies and Senate. Four senators are elected in each of 47 peninsular provinces, 16 are elected from the three island provinces and Ceuta and Melilla elect two each.
Judicial: Constitutional Tribunal has jurisdiction over constitutional issues. Supreme Tribunal heads system compromising territorial, provincial, regional, and municipal courts.
∙The population of Spain is approximately 40 million.
* A few natural resources: