Spain is a sovereign state which is located in South West of Europe with an island chain between Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Spain is the considered as second largest country in West Europe and in the European Union, and the fourth largest country in Europe.
To the extreme south of Spain there lies the Gibraltar Straits which separates the Iberian Peninsula and the rest of Europe from Ceuta and Morocco in North Africa and is considered as the third highest country in Europe. Spain has become one of the leading destinations in Europe for Pathology education due to fewer expenses compared to the rest of Europe. Spain is a developed country with the world's fourteenth largest economy by GDP and sixteenth largest by purchasing power parity.
Spain is the world's fifty-second largest country and Europe's fourth largest country. Mount Teide (Tenerife) is the highest mountain peak in Spain and is the third largest volcano in the world from its base.On the west, Spain is bordered by Portugal; on the south, it is bordered by Gibraltar (a British overseas territory) and Morocco,On the northeast, along the Pyrenees mountain range, it is bordered by France and the Principality of Andorra. Spain also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and a number of uninhabited islands on the Mediterranean side of the Strait of Gibraltar, known as places of sovereignty". Spain show thematic strengths in key technologies and also the high-tech and medium-tech contribution to the trade balance. The indicator on excellence in science and technology takes into consideration the quality of scientific production as well as technological development. The Innovation Output Indicator covers technological innovation, skills in knowledge-intensive activities, the competitiveness of knowledge-intensive goods and services, and the innovativeness of fast-growing enterprises, focusing on innovation output.
Santiago Ramón y Cajal was a Spanish pathologist,histologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel laureate. in 2000, the University of Cauca served as a mirror site for the 6thInternet World Congress for Biomedical Sciences, organized by the Pathology Department of Hospital de Ciudad Real in Spain. Bi-annual European telepathology conferences were held without exception in: Toledo (Spain, 2008). The 25th Congress of the Spanish Society of Anatomical Pathology – Spanish Division of the International Academy of Pathology was held in the city of Zaragoza, Spain from May 18 – 21, 2011 in association with the 20th Congress of the Spanish Society of Cytology and the 1st Congress of the Spanish Society of Forensic Pathology. The articles deal with clinical Pathology or basic research directly connected. Others Pathology journals include Revista Española de Patología Histology and Histopathology is an international journal, the purpose of which is to publish original works in English in histology, histopathology and cell biology;