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.