The city of Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, has an urban population of about 1.7 million and a metropolitan area population of about 4.8 million, making it the sixth-most populous urban area in Europe. It is also one of the most densely populated European cities, with nearly 16,000 people per square kilometer.
Madrid, the capital of Spain, has an urban area population of 3.3 million and a metropolitan area population of 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in Europe and represents about 20 percent of Spain’s GDP.
Several of Spain’s largest companies, including Telefónica and Iberia Airlines, are based in Madrid. Madrid’s economy is primarily driven by services, which account for about 85 percent of its GDP.
With modern industrial warehouse and distribution facilities and land for development, Prologis serves customers in Spain from key locations, including Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza. Supporting its renewable energy initiative, the company has solar installations on 12 of its facility rooftops in Spain—more than in any other European country.