Spanish Geographical Society:
The Spanish Geographical Society is a non-profit organisation aimed at encouraging the rediscovery of Spanish history throughout the world by Spanish people, promoting geographical and social awareness of different peoples, creating an understanding of, and human contact with, different cultures and ways of life, and becoming the driving force behind projects that serve investigation, science, art, and the revitalisation of Geography and travelling as a personal discovery, using the means available in the 21st century.
The Spanish Geographical Society was founded on 12th October 1997, through the initiative of a mixed group of people with a common interest in Geography and travelling. It already comprises more than one thousand members, and boasts the participation of geographers, travellers, writers, anthropologists, ecologists, biologists, people professionally involved with Tourism and many other people with an interest in the Society’s goals as stated in its Articles of Association.
The Spanish Geographical Society has its headquarters at the Instituto Geográfico Nacional, in Madrid.