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Sunday, 28 April, 2013

Same-sex marriage in Spain

Same-sex marriage in Spain has been legal since 2005. In July that year, Spain the third country in the world to allow same-sex couples to marry, after the Netherlands and Belgium. According to the law, at least one partner in a same-sex marriage must be a Spanish citizen in order to marry, although two non-Spaniards may marry if they both have legal residence in Spain. Last year, 3,880 same-sex marriages took place in Spain, making up 2.38 percent of total marriages.

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