Basic information


Seville is the capital and the largest city of the Spanish Autonomous Community of Andalucía and of the province of the same name, Seville. It is located on the lower reaches of the river Guadalquivir, in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula.

Seville has a municipal population of around 700 000 inhabitants, and a metropolitan population of about 1.5 million, making it the largest city in Andalucía, the fourth-largest city in Spain and the 26th most populous municipality in the European Union. Its old town, with a surface area of 4 Km2, contains a UNESCO World Heritage Site comprised of three buildings: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies. The Seville harbour, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the Atlantic Ocean, is the only river port in Spain.


Basic information

  • Location of Seville: 37°23′00″N 5°59′00″O
  • Official language: Spanish
  • Time zone in March: Central European, CET (UTC + 1)
  • National Internet domain: .es
  • Water from public mains: Safe to drink
  • More information about Sevilla:


Typical temperature at Seville in March:

  • Average maximum daytime temperature 22 °C
  • Average minimum temperature 9 °C

Relatively dry season, it rains on average a total of 5-6 days.

Current weather conditions and forecasts:


Money / Shopping

  • Euro
  • Credit card acceptable at large and small shops, bars and restaurants, hotels, transport stations and airports.
  • No need to pay a tip in bars or restaurant, it is just optional.


  • Spain operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
  • For Spain there are two associated plug types, types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side (this socket also works with plug C and E).

Type C and Type F plugs.



  • Dialing to Spain: Country code = +34.
  • WiFi will be available at the conference room and hotels.