National Newspapers in Spain

National Newspapers in Spain, El Mundo

The best-selling paper in Spain is El País, a national daily general information newspaper, which sells about 458,000 copies per issue (2005 figure). There are only two other daily national general newspapers: El Mundo and ABC selling 310,000 and 277,000 copies per issue respectively.

In most of the 17 regions of Spain the main regional newspapers for that region, will outsell the national papers in that region. But as the national titles are sold universally in Spain, they reach much higher circulation levels than any individual regional title.

El Pais Liberal

El Mundo Independent

ABC Conservative

Boletin Oficial del Estado puts out official information from the Spanish Government

The two big sports papers Marca and AS have large circulations 333,000 and 140,000 respectively



And there are specialist financial newspapers in Spain.

Cinco Dias Launched in March 1978, Cinco Dias (meaning 'five days' - it is published Monday to Friday) is the the leading Spanish language financial newspaper. It also publishes the Spanish version of The Wall Street Journal (daily 4 pages).

Expansion gives financial information in Spanish

La Gaceta de los Negocios gives financial news in Spanish

20 Minutos is a very large circulation free paper

Newspapers in Spain