The Kingdom of Spain, more commonly known simply as Spain, is a country situated in southwestern Europe. A member of the European Union since 1986, the country is bordered by Portugal to the west, and France and Andorra to the northeast.
- Sánchez (correct form of the surname with accent mark), meaning "son of Sancho", is a very common Spanish name with some deformations in the Americas, and is also the name of a dirtbike.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- A sign written in Catalan (a co-official language spoken in Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands) can be found inside Café Robina in Little Havana.
- A travel agency named Avec Moi Holidays advertises holidays in Tenerife for $299.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
- The state of San Andreas itself has a Spanish name, as does its three major cities: Los Santos, San Fierro, and Las Venturas.
- In addition, the rural municipalities of El Quebrados, Las Barrancas, Aldea Malvada, Las Payasadas, and Las Brujas are all Spanish named, not to mention the various districts in each city with Spanish names.
- It can be assumed that like its real-life counterparts of California and Nevada, San Andreas was once ruled by the Spanish Empire, and then later the First Mexican Empire.
GTA IV and EFLC
- The Spanish island of Ibiza is mentioned in the Grand Theft Auto IV show I'm Rich.
- In the Francis International Airport, there are flyUS international destination to two Spanish cities: Barcelona (España) - Aeropuerto Internacional de Barcelona and Madrid (España) - Aeropuerto Internacional de Madrid-Barajas (now called Aeropuerto Internacional Adolfo Suárez de Madrid-Barajas)
- The Willard Marbelle is named after the Spanish city of Marbella, a reference to its basis, the Ford Granada, being named after the Spanish city of Granada.
- In the website Americantravelguide.net, Spain appears as country to visit in Europe.
- There is a street in Dukes named Aragon Street, a reference to the region of Aragón.
- Sometimes, random pedestrians will yell "This is worse than Madrid!"
Grand Theft Auto V
- Much of the architecture in Los Santos and State of San Andreas is heavily influenced by Spanish architecture (or more specifically, Spanish Colonial Revival architecture), likely reflecting the past Spanish/Mexican history of the region.
- The name of Portola Drive is a possible reference to Gaspar de Portolà, a Spanish explorer from Catalonia who was governor of California in the 18th Century.
- A street named Spanish Avenue crosses the Hawick, West Vinewood, Downtown Vinewood and Rockford Hills neighborhoods of Los Santos.
- In GTA V a female pedestrian will sometimes say "¡Jolines, qué susto!" and "¡Pero qué gilipollas!", which literally translates as "Damn it, what a scare!" and "What an asshole!" respectively. This woman speaks with a heavy mainland Spanish accent.
- The Spanish flag appears in the doors of the Tour Bus.
- The San Andreas Flight School Update added a Chute Bag bearing the Spanish flag.
- The Besra is inspired by the Spanish CASA C-101 aviojet from the training Patrulla Águila jets.