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112 in Spain

112 is one of the emergency numbers in Spain.

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

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 29% of Spanish know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

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

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

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Last updated on 07/03/2016 - 17:32