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Alcorcon

Alcorcon is a city and municipality of Spain located in the Community of Madrid. As of 2016, it had a population of 167.354. It is also the home of Julio Houses, top class fishing inspector, aerodynamic road cyclist and well-known instagrammer.

Aluche

Aluche is a barrio of the city of Madrid, situated in the southwest of the city, in the Latina district. It is bounded by the barrios of Campamento, Las Aguilas, Lucero, Los Carmenes, and the Carabanchel district. Casa de Campo is also nearby. Al ...

Ambite

Ambite is a municipality in the province of Madrid in central Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Alcala. It has 382 inhabitants in an area of 26 square kilometres, with a population density of 14.69 hab/km 2. It lies 770 metres above sea level. ...

Arganzuela

The district is administratively divided into 7 wards Barrios: Palos de Moguer La Chopera Las Delicias Las Acacias Atocha Imperial Legazpi

Arguelles (Madrid)

Arguelles is an administrative neighbourhood of Madrid, part of the Moncloa-Aravaca district. As of 1 July 2019, it had a population of 24.257 inhabitants. It is 0.755758 km 2 in total area.

Barajas (Madrid)

Barajas is a district belonging to the city of Madrid, Spain. Madrids main international airport, Adolfo Suarez Madrid–Barajas Airport, is located in the district.

Brunete

The Battle of Brunete was fought in the area during the Spanish Civil War. The battle ended in a stalemate but was seen as a tactical victory for the Spanish Nationalist Forces. In 2013 the local council launched a system to tackle a perceived do ...

Buitrago del Lozoya

Buitrago del Lozoya is a municipality of the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Sierra Norte. The town is one of the few in the community that have maintained its walls, which are of Moorish origin and h ...

Calle Mayor (Madrid)

The Calle Mayor is a centric street in Madrid, Spain. Located in the Centro District, the Calle Mayor starts in the Puerta del Sol and ends at the cuesta de la Vega.

Camarma de Esteruelas

Camarma de Esteruelas is a Spanish village and municipality in the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain, 35 km northeast of the city of Madrid and 5 km north of Alcala de Henares. It belongs to the comarca of Alcala. Sights include the ...

Canillejas

Canillejas is an administrative neighborhood of Madrid, belonging to the San Blas-Canillejas district. It is named after the former namesake municipality, absorbed by Madrid in 1949. It has an area of 1.598075 km 2. As of 1 March 2020, it has a p ...

Carabanchel

The area was the scene of fierce fighting during the Spanish Civil War -especially in November 1936, during the Battle of Madrid, when Nationalist troops tried to fight their way into the area. Unaccustomed to street fighting, they took heavy cas ...

Cercedilla

Cercedilla is a municipality in the Community of Madrid, in central Spain. It is located in the Sierra de Guadarrama.

Cerro de los Batallones

Cerro de los Batallones is a hill at Torrejon de Velasco, Madrid, Spain where a number of fossil sites from the Upper Miocene have been found. Nine sites have been discovered with predominately vertebrate fossils, invertebrates and plants being l ...

Chamberi

Chamberi is one of the 21 districts of Madrid, Spain and organized administratively into six neighborhoods. Chamberi forms part of Madrids Almendra Central, with a population of around 150.000.

Chinchon

Chinchon is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain. Located 50 km southeast of Madrid, it is considered to be part of the Comarca de Las Vegas. As of 2018, it has a population of 5.239. The municipality covers an area of 115.91 ...

Ciempozuelos

Ciempozuelos is a town and municipality in Spain. It is located in the south of the Community of Madrid in central Spain. It had a population of 17.769 in 2005 Its origins appear to be Moorish and the name refers to the number of wells that exist ...

Ciudad Jardin (Madrid)

Ciudad Jardin is a neighborhood of the Chamartin district, situated in the northeast part of the city of Madrid and adjacent to the Salamanca district. It is located between Calle Principe de Vergara, Avenida Ramon y Cajal and Calle Lopez de Hoyo ...

Collado Mediano

Collado Mediano is a town and municipality in the north-west of the Community of Madrid, Spain. It had a population of 6.610 in 2011 and is located 48 km from Madrid. The municipality covers an area of 22.57 km 2. Located near the Sierra de Guada ...

Collado Villalba

Collado Villalba is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, in central Spain. It is located 40.3 kilometres north-west of the city of Madrid, at an altitude of 917 meters above sea level. It has a population of 63.074, with a population densit ...

Colmenar de Oreja

Colmenar de Oreja is a town and municipality of the Las Vegas comarca, in the Community of Madrid, Spain. It was subject to a seven-month siege in 1139.

Corpa

Rodeada de llanuras cerealistas y de varios olivares, la villa es famosa por sus fuentes y manantiales, cuya agua era embotellada y mandada a Flandes. Se dice que varios reyes, entre Felipe II y Carlos II obtenian esta agua para su uso personal.

Coslada

Coslada is a city and municipality in the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain. The Dry Port of the Community of Madrid is located in Coslada, which has become a major logistics hub in the country. Due to the areas close proximity to t ...

Embajadores

The area lies in the southern part of the Centro District, the later located in the centre of the city, as its name indicates. It is bordered by the streets of Atocha, Concepcion Jeronima and Toledo, the Ronda de Toledo, the Ronda de Atocha and t ...

Fuencarral-El Pardo

Fuencarral-El Pardo is the district number 8 and consists of the following neighborhoods: El Pardo 81, Fuentelarreina 82, Peñagrande 83, Pilar 84, La Paz 85, Valverde 86, Mirasierra 87 and El Goloso 88. Despite its being a part of a capital city, ...

Fuentidueña de Tajo

Fuentidueña de Tajo is a municipality of the autonomous community of Madrid, central Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Las Vegas. It was one of the settings for the 1937 movie The Spanish Earth.

Galapagar

Galapagar is a town and municipality northwest of Madrid, Spain, situated in the autonomous community of the Community of Madrid. Of all the towns in the area, it was experiencing the most growth, mostly because of immigration and the conversion ...

Guadarrama

Guadarrama is a town and municipality in the Cuenca del Guadarrama comarca, in the Community of Madrid, Spain. Its population is 13.032 winter, according to a 2006 census; the population swells to approximately 60.000 in summer. Founded by Arabs, ...

Hortaleza

Florentino Perez Luis Aragones. There is a monument in Cantabrian Sea Street, where was the house in which the legendary player and coach of Atletico de Madrid and the Spanish national football team was born and lived his childhood.

Hoyo de Manzanares

Hoyo de Manzanares is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, Spain, and is located on the northwestern side of the community of Madrid and to the south of the Sierra de Guadarrama. It has a stable population of roughly 7.457 residents INE 200 ...

Los Negrales

Los Negrales is a residential zone in the municipal area of Collado Villalba, Alpedrete, Saint Lorenzo de El Escorial, Guadarrama and Galapagar, consisting mostly of detached houses. Although it was divided in three administrative zones, Los Negr ...

Madarcos

Madarcos is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, Spain. It has an area of 8.46 km 2 with a population of 49 inhabitants and a density of 5.79 inhabitants / km 2 it is the people with fewer people in the Community of Madrid. It borders the m ...

Manzanares el Real

Manzanares el Real is a 7.250 inhabitant town in the northern area of the autonomous Community of Madrid. It is located at the foot of The Pedriza, a part of the Sierra de Guadarrama, and next to the embalse de Santillana.

Miraflores de la Sierra

Miraflores de la Sierra is a town and municipality in the northern area of the autonomous Community of Madrid, in central Spain, of c. 6.000 inhabitants, located 49 kilometers away from Madrid.

Moncloa-Aravaca

Moncloa-Aravaca is one of the 21 districts of the city of Madrid, Spain. The Palace of Moncloa, located in the district, is the residence of the Prime Minister of Spain, and because of this in Spain "Moncloa" is sometimes used as a metonym for th ...

Moraleja de Enmedio

It has a surface of 3.087.34 ha and a median elevation of 670 m. Moraleja de Enmedio limits with the municipalities of Mostoles, Fuenlabrada, Humanes de Madrid, Arroyomolinos, Navalcarnero, Batres, Serranillos del Valle and Griñon.

Navacerrada

Navacerrada is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, Spain. It lies at an elevation of 1.203 metres on the Reservoir Navacerrada and the entry of "Valle de la Barranca" in the Sierra de Guadarrama. Located 52 kilometres 32 mi from Madrid, it ...

Navas del Rey

Navas del Rey is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, Spain. It is located 52 kilometers from the city of Madrid, which is accessed by the road M-501. Navas del Rey is located in a transition zone between the Sierra de Guadarrama and Sierra ...

Pelayos de la Presa

Pelayos de la Presa is a municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain. It covers an area of 7.58 km 2. As of 2018, it has a population of 2.475. It is located in the southwest of the region, near the San Juan Reservoir retaining the waters of t ...

Peñagrande

Peñagrande is a neighborhood to the north of Madrids city centre, in the district of Fuencarral-El Pardo. Peñagrande is Madrids 26th largest neighborhood in terms of land area, its 10th largest in population and 77th largest in population density.

Peñalara

Peñalara is the highest mountain peak in the mountain range of Guadarrama, a subsection of Spains larger Sistema Central mountain chain which lies at the center and divides the Iberian Peninsula. Straddling the provinces of Madrid and Segovia, Pe ...

Perales de Tajuña

Perales de Tajuña is a town and municipality of Spain located in the Community of Madrid. It is about 40 km to the southeast of Madrid in the area known as the Comarca de Las Vegas. The municipality covers 48.92 km, 2 and it has a population of 2 ...

Pezuela de las Torres

Pezuela de las Torres has got an important tourist attraction, it is about Jesus Birth Theatre. It realised on the streets of the town, this attraction is very important for the towns economy. Also Pezuela de las Torres has other important attrac ...

Plaza de Castilla

It is located in the north of the city and is bisected by Paseo de la Castellana, one of the main thoroughfares of the capital, almost at its end. It lies between the districts of Chamartin and Tetuan. It is the quadripoint intersecting the neigh ...

Plaza de Colon

Plaza de Colon is located in the encounter of Chamberi, Centro and Salamanca districts of Madrid, Spain. This plaza and its fountain commemorate the explorer Christopher Columbus, whose name in Spanish was Cristobal Colon.

Plaza de Pablo Ruiz Picasso

The plaza de Pablo Ruiz Picasso is a public square located in Madrid, Spain. It lies at the centre of the AZCA financial district.

Principe Pio (hill)

The montaña del Principe Pio is a hill in the western part of Madrid, Spain. It is named after prince Guillermo Pio de Saboya, a member of the Pio di Savoia family, whose wife Juana de Moura owned property there. Later, barracks Cuartel de la Mon ...

San Agustin del Guadalix

San Agustin del Guadalix is a Spanish town located north of the Comunidad de Madrid, near to Sierra de Guadarrama. It is bordered by Pedrezuela on the north, the municipalities of El Molar and Algete on the east and Colmenar Viejo on the south an ...

San Cristobal (Madrid)

San Cristobal is a neighbourhood on the southern outskirts of Madrid, belonging to the working-class district of Villaverde, of which it is an administrative ward. The growing immigration rate has boosted its population to 18.000 inhabitants. The ...

San Diego (Madrid)

San Diego is one of the six administrative neighborhoods comprising the district of Puente de Vallecas. It has a surface of 106.99 ha. It has a sizeable immigrant population; in 2010 34.91% of residents were immigrants. The population in 2016 was ...