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112 in Spain

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The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Spain.

Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:

  • 062 - guardia civil,
  • 091 - police,
  • 061 - health emergencies
  • 080 - fire fighters
  • 092 - local police.

Disabled people can send a fax and an SMS to the national emergency numbers.

112 calls are answered on average within 5 seconds.

In addition to the national language(s), the calls can be answered in English, French, Portuguese, Arabic and German, depending on the call centres.

According to the latest   E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 23% of Spanish know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

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Last updated on 05/03/2014 - 12:40