Hispania was divided into provinces ruled by a governor. The evolution was the following:
- At the beginning Hispania was divided into two provinces: Hispania Citerior and Hispania Ulterior
- Around 27 BC emperor Augustus reorganized Hispaia and it was divided into Baetica, Tarraconse and Lusitania.
- In the 3rd century AD. Hispania had five provinces: Baetica, Lusitania , Trarraconense, Gallaecia and Cartaginense.