Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is also the capital of cryptocurrencies in Spain. With a significant number of digital ATMs, it ranks first in the world after North America.
“Barcelona” is not only not behind the times, but even significantly ahead of it. It is a leader in the world of cryptocurrencies. The capital of Catalonia, as well as vending machines for this digital currency throughout the Iberian Peninsula.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Dash, Litecoin or even Dogecoin can be bought or sold through these counters. Using the phone, investors can withdraw up to €995 and €2,500 for those who register with their personal details such as ID. Modern technologies of digital money.
Cryptocurrencies in Spain: Barcelona on the world podium
And in this matter, Barcelona is the Spanish queen. This offers a very good world class position for Spain. With 276 cryptocurrency machines, the country is in the top three after the US and Canada. This is still far less than the 33,924 American counters and 2,656 Canadians.
But the county town is not far behind. According to the CoinATMradar website, it has 59 ATMs in total. This is 18 more than in the Spanish capital and 41 more than in Valencia. To find a few other cars, you need to head to Palma de Mallorca, Seville or Marbella.
Digital currency is (still) in vogue
In Spanish cities such as Barcelona, the presence of these cryptocurrency mini-banks shows their growth in recent years. Despite the current crisis based on money laundering, scams, bankruptcies and lawsuits, they have not completely lost their popularity. Especially with foreign tourism, the explanation for its expansion in Spain.
The country also has a major provider: BitBase. It is the first in Spain and the third in Europe. The company has installed 107 machines across the country, including four at Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernandez, Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca airports. And it is not the recent crisis that will put an end to this.