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El País

  • City: Madrid
  • Language: Spanish
  • Circulation: 440 000
El País

Founded in May 1976, six months after Franco’s death, El País ("The Country") is a national institution, Spain’s top-selling news daily and rated one of the world’s twenty best newspapers. Closely linked to the PSOE, the Spanish Socialist Party, it belongs to the PRISA communication group. Tabloid format, spacious lay-out, British-inspired journalistic style, excellent international coverage, prestigious contributors are the main ingredients for this outstanding newspaper. With approximately 5.6 million individual hits for the month June 2007, El Pais is a close second to El Mundo as Spain’s most visited news website.

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Updated: 18 January 2017