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Ministry of Culture (Spain)

Ministry of Culture

Headquarters (Madrid)
Agency overview
Preceding Agency Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
Type Ministerio
Jurisdiction Spanish government
Headquarters Casa de las Sietes Chimeneas, 1 Plaza del Rey, Madrid
Annual budget 1.505.838.910 €, 2009[1]
Agency executive Mr. José Ignacio Wert Ortega, Minister
Child agencies Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Bienes Culturales[2]
Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas[3]

The Ministry of Culture of Spain was the department of Spanish government responsible for culture until 2011, when it was absorbed into the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.[4]

There is a junior minister for culture, José María Lassalle, while José Ignacio Wert is the minister for education, culture and sport.


  • Ministry of Culture
    • Subsecretary of Culture
    • General Technic Secretary
    • General Direction for Policy and Cultural Industries
    • General Direction of Fine Arts and Cultural Property
    • General Direction of Books, Archives and Libraries
    • General Subdirection of Libraries Coordination

Public organisms under direction of Ministry of Culture:

List of Ministers of Culture


  1. ^ Budget of Ministry of Culture (2009) (in spanish)
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture offices (in spanish)
  3. ^ Ministry of Culture offices (in spanish)
  4. ^ (Spanish) Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado: "Real Decreto 1823/2011, de 21 de diciembre, por el que se reestructuran los departamentos ministeriales." Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte. Official website. Retrieved 30 June 2013.

External links

  • Official site of the Spanish Ministry of Culture (in Spanish)
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