Ministry of Culture (Spain)

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Ministry of Culture
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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]
Website www.mcu.es

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.

Organization[edit]

  • 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[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]