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Portal to Europe:General facts and figures country Spain.

image photo of the flag of Madrid
Tourist map of Madrid (clickable): scale 1cm=3 km
Gemeente Madrid Tourist map of Madrid

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Plaza Mayor

: Large square built by Felipe III in 1617. At the square are many restaurants and bars located. It is also the place for street performers.

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Royal Palace

: This is the work-palace from 1755 of the current king of Spain and should not be missed in your city or weekend trip to Madrid.

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Las Ventas

: The bull ring of 1931 in Mudéjar style with a capacity of 25,000 people locates now also a museum> It is situated in the eastern part of the capital of Spain.

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Puerta del Sol

: The Sun Gate Square is the central square in Madrid where the zero point (Point Zero) of Spain is located. It is the meeting-spot for Madrid. Also on the square, the symbol of Madrid (flag) the four-meter-high beer (with tree) is present (Oso y Madroño).

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Prado museum

: One of the most important art museums in the world. The museum built in 1785 has works by Botticelli, Raphael, Rubens, Dürer, Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and Rembrandt.

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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

: Museum opened in 1992 for the public in the district Atocha with (Spanish) modern art including Picasso (Guernica), Salvador Dalí, Miró and Lichtenstein.

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Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza

: Originally this museum was a private art collection. The collection shows a journey through time to see the development in the art: Goya, Rembrandt, Piet Mondriaan, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Vincent Van Gogh and Chagall. Ideal for people who want to quickly get an impression of the history of painting.

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Retiro park

: An oasis of calm in the busy city, although especially at night and on Sundays very crowded. The park (without the never realized palace) has a large pond and a botanical garden.

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: The stadium of football club Real Madrid in 1947 with a capacity of 80,000 people. A must for the true football fan.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Madrid (temperature, precipitation).

2) Weather forecast Madrid

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.


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General Information Madrid

population: 3.129.000 (6,9%, 1e)
density (people/km2): 5150 (1e)
area (km2): 600 (1e)
cities: Barajas, Chamartín
sun hours in winter: 5
sun hours in summer: 12
tourism (%):
bed places per km2:
landscape: urban
highest elevation point: meter
News from Madrid.

Spanish news

Youtube Madrid video - motion pictures

Land use Madrid

 Forest   16 km2 
 Other nature   98 km2 
 Agriculture   259 km2 
 Grassland   37 km2 
 Water   10 km2 
 Urban area   189 km2 

Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  

Weather Madrid