Central Spain

The Meseta Central is one of the basic geographical units of the . It consists of a plateau covering a large part of the latter's interior.
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is 's capital and largest city, with over 3.2 million residents within the city limits and 6.8 million people live in the autonomous region. Photo: Antoniosancho, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an autonomous region of . The region is home to eight World Heritage Sites. Photo: Choniron, CC BY-SA 3.0 es.

The is a region which includes the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of . is characterized by the joviality of its people, so in any corner of the land of there is a place of fun. Photo: Mikel Ortega, CC BY-SA 2.0.


or Castilla La Mancha is a region of central where the fictional Don Quixote fought imaginary windmills. Photo: GMM, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central Spain

Latitude of center
41° or 41° north
Longitude of center
-4° or 4° west
1,182 metres (3,878 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Meseta
  • Armenian: Մեսետա
  • Basque: Iberiar goi-lautada
  • Basque: Iberiar goi lautada
  • Basque: Meseta
  • Basque: Meseta Central
  • Belarusian: Месета
  • Belarusian: Мэсэта
  • Bulgarian: Месета
  • Catalan: Altiplà de Castella
  • Catalan: Meseta
  • Catalan: Meseta Central
  • Cebuano: Meseta Central (ibabaw'mg patag sa Espanya)
  • Cebuano: Meseta Central
  • Chinese: 中西班牙
  • Chinese: 梅塞塔高原
  • Czech: Meseta
  • Dutch: Castiliaanse Hoogvlakte
  • Dutch: Centraal-Spanje
  • Dutch: Kastiliaanse Hoogvlakte
  • Dutch: Meseta
  • Dutch: Spaanse Hoogland
  • Dutch: Spaanse Hoogvlakte
  • English: Altiplà de Castella
  • English: Meseta
  • English: Meseta Central
  • Esperanto: Centra Altebenaĵo
  • Esperanto: Centra Plataĵo
  • Esperanto: Hispana Centra Altebenaĵo
  • Esperanto: Hispana Centra Ebenaĵo
  • Esperanto: Meseta Central
  • French: Altiplano castillan
  • French: Altiplano de Castille
  • French: Altiplano de la Meseta
  • French: Meseta
  • French: Meseta castillane
  • French: Meseta centrale
  • French: Plateau central espagnol
  • Galician: Meseta Central
  • Georgian: მესეტა
  • German: Iberische Meseta
  • Greek: Κεντρική Ισπανία
  • Hebrew: מסטה
  • Hebrew: מרכז ספרד
  • Hungarian: Mezeta
  • Italian: Altopiano della Meseta
  • Italian: Meseta
  • Japanese: メセタ
  • Japanese: メセタ・セントラル
  • Japanese: メセータ
  • Kirghiz: Месета
  • Korean: 메세타
  • Korean: 메세타고원
  • Latin: Media planities Hispanica
  • Latin: Planitia centralis Hispanica
  • Lithuanian: Centrinė Meseta
  • Lithuanian: Kastilijos plokščiakalnis
  • Lithuanian: Meseta
  • Norwegian: Meseta Central
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Meseta Central
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mesetaen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Meseta
  • Polish: Meseta
  • Polish: Meseta Iberyjska
  • Portuguese: Meseta Central
  • Portuguese: Meseta Ibérica
  • Russian: Иберийская Месета
  • Russian: Кастильское плоскогорье
  • Russian: Месета
  • Serbian: Мезета
  • Serbo-Croatian: Meseta
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mezeta
  • Slovenian: Meseta Central
  • Slovenian: Osrednja Mezeta
  • Spanish: Centro de España
  • Spanish: Meseta Central
  • Spanish: Meseta Central Iberica
  • Spanish: Meseta Central Ibérica
  • Spanish: Meseta castellana
  • Swedish: Iberiska mesetan
  • Swedish: Meseta Central (platå i Spanien)
  • Swedish: Meseta Central
  • Turkish: Meseta Central
  • Ukrainian: Месета
  • Vietnamese: Trung Tây Ban Nha
  • Western Frisian: Spaanske Heechflakte
  • Iberian Meseta
  • Iberian Plateau
  • La Meseta
  • Meseta Iberica
  • Meseta of Spain
  • Spagna centrale
  • Spanish Meseta

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