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Useful Information

Time Zone

Seville’s time is in the WET - Western European Time (GMT/UTC GMT/UTC +1 in summer)

Austrália Camberra +10h
Brazil Brasília -3h
France Paris +1h
Germany Bonn +1h
Holland Amsterdam +1h
Italy Rome +1h
Japan Tokyo +9h
Norway Oslo +1h
Portugal Lisbon =
South Africa Cape Town +2h
Spain Madrid +1h
Sweden Stockholm +1h
UK London =
USA Chicago -6h
USA Los Angeles -8h
USA New York -5h
USA Washington -5h

 Current Time in Seville

Climate

Seville has a Mediterranean climate with very warm summers. The temperature rises regularly above 40 degrees Celsius (104 ° Fahrenheit) and the winters are generally very mild making it a year-round destination. During the months September and October, storms occur in the city, but they are usually followed by sunshine quickly.

During the months of March, April, May and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures.

Hot season / summer is in June, July, August and September.

Seville has dry periods in June, July, August and September.

On average, the warmest month is July.

On average, the coolest month is January.

November is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you don't like too much rain.

July is the driest month.

 

Currency

Since 2002 the sole currency of Spain has been the Euro.
Coins: 1cent, 2cent, 5cent, 10cent, 20cent, 50cent, €1, €2.
Banknotes: €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500.

More information about the updated exchange rates can be found at the XE Website.


Electricity

 

European type 2 pin sockets with 220 volts AC at 50 cycles are used. The phase 380 volt current is normally available in meeting and exhibition rooms.

To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adapter plug.


Useful Phone numbers

Country Code: +34
International Call Prefix: 00
Seville area prefix:  95


Emergency Telephone Numbers
- Emergency: 112
- Ambulance: 061
- National Police: 091
- Fire: 080
- Municipal/Local Police: 092
- Police Department of Foreigners: 954 24 94 96

Other Useful Numbers for Seville
- R.E.N.F.E (National Train Service): 93 490 02 02
- Post office: 902 19 71 97
- Airport: 954 44 90 00

24-Hour Pharmacies
To locate one of Sevilla's 24-hour pharmacies: 902 52 21 11.

Hospitals
No matter where you are, if there should be an emergency there's sure to be a hospital close-by. However, here are a few that are located right by the city center:
- Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Avda. Manuel Siurot, s/n, 955 01 20 00
- Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Avda. Dr. Fedriani, s/n, 955 00 80 00
- Centro de Urgencia El Porvenir c/ Marqués de Paradas, 35, 955 91 73 00

Lost or Stolen Credit Cards
If you have a credit card mishap and need to make a cancellation, you can call these toll free numbers:
- American Express: 915 72 03 03
- MasterCard: 900 97 12 31
- Visa: 900 97 44 45

Language

Some Useful expressions in Spanish:
Hello: Hola
Goodbye: ¡ Adios! (or "hasta luego").
Nice to meet you!: Mucho gusto / Encantado/a
Good Morning: Buenos dias
Good Evening: Buenas tardes
Good Night: Buenas noches
See you soon: Hasta pronto
You´re welcome: De nada
Yes: Sí
No: No
I don't know: No sé
I think so: Yo creo que sí
Where?: Donde?
When?: Cuando?
Why?: ¿Por qué
Who?: Que?
How much/ How many?: Cuánto cuesta? / ¿Cuántos
Where is the bathroom?: ¿ Donde esta el baño?
Please: Por favor
Thank you: Gracias
Excuse me: ¡ Perdon!
May I?: ¿Puedo
Good Luck!: Buena suerte!
Metro station: Subte
Bus station: Estación de autobús
Taxi central: Central de taxis
I want a glass of water: Quiero un vaso de agua.
I want a beer: Quiero una cerveza.
I want a glass of white wine: Quiero una copa de vino blanco.
I want a glass of red wine: Quiero una copa de vino tinto.


On this link you can learn some expressions and their differences between Spanish and Andalucían.




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