EFE is the leading Spanish language news agency and the fourth largest news agency in the world, with more than seventy years of experience that guarantees its impartiality, its power, its credibility and its immediacy.
A multimedia news company with a network of journalists worldwide, more than 3,000 professionals of 60 nationalities working 24 hours a day in over 181 cities in 120 countries, and four publishing houses in Madrid, Miami, El Cairo and Rio de Janeiro, offering products to customers across the five continents.
EFE distributes almost 3 million pieces of news every year in various news formats: text, photographs, audio, video and multimedia, reaching more than 2,000 news media in the world every day.
From its world network of bureaus and correspondents' offices, EFE instantaneously offers the Spanish and Latin American view of the world in Spanish, Portuguese, English, Arabic, Catalan and Galician.
In Spain, there are bureaus in the capitals of the 17 autonomous communities, as well as in Ceuta and Melilla (the Spanish cities in North Africa), and small bureaus or correspondents' offices in the other Spanish cities.
EFE has bureaus also in many countries in Europe, including Russia, Asia and Africa.
EFE is responsible for more than forty percent of international news published in Latin America. In America, EFE has 884 customers.
The Agency's photographical library stores 13 million documents in the form of glass plates, negatives and slides.
EFE's news archive (Efedata) is the largest database of news articles, biographies and documents in Spanish, and also contains articles in Portuguese, Arabic, English and Catalan. An intelligent historical archive with more than 11 million files, soon there will be a version for America and another for Business (Efedata América and Efedata empresas).