Santa Cruz Palace, headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.

Learn about the history of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, its Ministers, and information about its headquarters.

  • History of the Ministry

    Spanish diplomacy, led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, traces its origins back more than five centuries, and has undergone many transformations over the course of history.

  • Headquarters

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation carries out its functions in five principal buildings, namely, Viana Palace, Santa Cruz Palace, Torres Ágora building, the AECID building, and the Diplomatic School.


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  • 19 Mar @SpainMFA * RT @EmbEspanaLibano: On the 40th anniversary of @UNIFIL_ , #Spain continues to be committed to building on a lasting peace as agreed on the…
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  • 19 Mar @SpainMFA * Foreign Minister @AlfonsoDastisQ is in Brussels today for the Foreign Affairs Council Meeting of the @EUCouncil. 🇪🇺…
  • 18 Mar @SpainMFA * 🛫 The International Air Transport Association @IATA recently chose Madrid to host its new global operations center,…

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  • MAEC / Sede Palacio de Santa Cruz
    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • MAEC / Sede Palacio de Viana
    Duque de Rivas, 1
    28071 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • MAEC / Sede Torres Ágora
    Serrano Galvache, 26
    28033 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
    Avda. Reyes Católicos, 4
    28040 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 583 81 00 / 01
    Fax: 91 583 83 10 / 11
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    C/ Pechuán, 1
    28002 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 17 00
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