Madrid

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.wikipedia
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Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. Madrid lies on the River Manzanares in the centre of both the country and the Community of Madrid (which comprises the city of Madrid, its conurbation and extended suburbs and villages); this community is bordered by the autonomous communities of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha.
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Community of Madrid

Madridautonomous community of Madridprovince of Madrid
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. Madrid lies on the River Manzanares in the centre of both the country and the Community of Madrid (which comprises the city of Madrid, its conurbation and extended suburbs and villages); this community is bordered by the autonomous communities of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha.
Its capital is the city of Madrid, which is also the capital of the country.

Madrid metropolitan area

Madridmetropolitan areametropolitan area of Madrid
The city has almost 3.2 million inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million.
The Madrid Metropolitan Area (Área metropolitana de Madrid) comprises the city of Madrid and 20 surrounding municipalities.

Repsol

REPSOL, S.A.HispanoilRepsol Butano
It hosts the head offices of the vast majority of major Spanish companies, such as Telefónica, IAG or Repsol.
Repsol S.A. is an energy company based in Madrid, Spain.

Telefónica

Telefónica S.A.ProniñoTelefonica
It hosts the head offices of the vast majority of major Spanish companies, such as Telefónica, IAG or Repsol.
Telefónica, S.A. is a Spanish multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Museo Thyssen-Bornemiszacurator of Museo Thyssen-BornemiszaFundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza
Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and comprising three art museums: Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which complements the holdings of the other two museums.
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (in Spanish, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, named after its founder), or simply the Thyssen, is an art museum in Madrid, Spain, located near the Prado Museum on one of city's main boulevards.

Autonomous communities of Spain

Autonomous communityCommunityautonomous communities
Madrid lies on the River Manzanares in the centre of both the country and the Community of Madrid (which comprises the city of Madrid, its conurbation and extended suburbs and villages); this community is bordered by the autonomous communities of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha.

Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid

Retiro ParkEl RetiroBuen Retiro
Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and comprising three art museums: Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which complements the holdings of the other two museums.
The Buen Retiro Park (Spanish: Parque del Buen Retiro, literally "Park of the Pleasant Retreat"), Retiro Park or simply El Retiro is one of the largest parks of the city of Madrid, Spain.

World Tourism Organization

WToOUNWTOUnited Nations World Tourism Organization
Madrid houses the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), belonging to the United Nations Organization (UN), the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB), the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), and the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB).
Its headquarters are located in Madrid.

Manuela Carmena

Manuela Carmen
The current mayor is Manuela Carmena from the party Ahora Madrid.
She was born on 9 February 1944 in Madrid, in the area near the Dehesa de la Villa.

Paseo del Prado

Prado
Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and comprising three art museums: Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which complements the holdings of the other two museums.
The Paseo del Prado is one of the main boulevards in Madrid, Spain.

SIMO TCI

SIMO '85
Madrid organises fairs such as FITUR, ARCO, SIMO TCI and the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week.
SIMO TCI is an International Data Processing, Multimedia and Communications Show (consumer electronics) held every autumn (7–12 November ) in Madrid, Spain.

Biblioteca Nacional de España

National LibraryBiblioteca NacionalNational Library of Spain
Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and comprising three art museums: Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which complements the holdings of the other two museums.
It is located in Madrid, on the Paseo de Recoletos.

Royal Palace of Madrid

Royal PalacePalacio RealCapilla Real
Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and comprising three art museums: Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which complements the holdings of the other two museums.
The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid, but it is only used for state ceremonies.

Madrid Fashion Week

MadridCibelesMercedes-Benz Madrid Fashion Week
Madrid organises fairs such as FITUR, ARCO, SIMO TCI and the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week.
Based in Madrid and often takes place twice a year, in September 2008 held its edition No. 48. The No. 49 edition, which lasted two weeks, was held in February 2009.

Jarama

Jarama RiverJARRiver Jarama
The city was thriving and was given the title of Villa, whose administrative district extended from the Jarama in the east to the river Guadarrama in the west.
It flows north to south, and passes east of Madrid where the El Atazar Dam is built on a tributary, the Lozoya River.

Royal Alcázar of Madrid

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In June 1561, when the town had 30,000 inhabitants, Philip II of Spain set his court in Madrid, installing it in the old alcazar. Thanks to this, the city of Madrid became the political centre of the monarchy, being the capital of Spain except for a short period between 1601 and 1606 (Philip III of Spain's government), in which the Court was relocated to Valladolid.
The Royal Alcázar of Madrid (Spanish: Real Alcázar de Madrid) was a fortress located at the site of today's Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Plaza de Cibeles

Cibeles Palace and Fountain
Cibeles Palace and Fountain have become one of the monument symbols of the city.
The Plaza de Cibeles is a square with a neo-classical complex of marble sculptures with fountains that has become an iconic symbol for the city of Madrid.

Philip III of Spain

Philip IIIPhilip IIKing Philip III
In June 1561, when the town had 30,000 inhabitants, Philip II of Spain set his court in Madrid, installing it in the old alcazar. Thanks to this, the city of Madrid became the political centre of the monarchy, being the capital of Spain except for a short period between 1601 and 1606 (Philip III of Spain's government), in which the Court was relocated to Valladolid.
A member of the House of Habsburg, Philip III was born in Madrid to King Philip II of Spain and his fourth wife and niece Anna, the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II and Maria of Spain.

Francisco de Quevedo

QuevedoFrancisco de '''Quevedode Quevedo
During the reign of Philip III and Philip IV of Spain, Madrid saw a period of exceptional cultural brilliance, with the presence of geniuses such as Miguel de Cervantes, Diego Velázquez, Francisco de Quevedo and Lope de Vega.
Quevedo was born on 14 September 1580 in Madrid into a family of hidalgos from the village of Vejorís, located in the northern mountainous region of Cantabria.

Esquilache Riots

Madrid Riots of 1766Motin de EsquilacheMotín de Esquilache
Despite being known as one of the greatest benefactors of Madrid, his beginnings were not entirely peaceful, as in 1766 he had to overcome the Esquilache Riots, a traditionalist revolt instigated by the nobility and clergy against his reformist intentions, demanding the repeal of the clothing decree ordering the shortening of the layers and the prohibition of the use of hats that hide the face, with the aim of reducing crime in the city.
Caused mostly by the growing discontent in Madrid about the rising costs of bread and other staples, they were sparked off by a series of measures regarding Spaniards' apparel that had been enacted by Leopoldo de Gregorio, Marqués de Esquilache, a Neapolitan minister whom Charles favored.

Siege of Madrid

MadridBattle of Madriddefense of Madrid
(See Siege of Madrid (1936–39)).
The Siege of Madrid was a two and a half year siege of the Spanish capital city of Madrid, during the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939.

Charles II of Spain

Charles IICarlos IIKing Charles II
The death of Charles II of Spain resulted in the War of the Spanish succession.
Charles was born in Madrid to Philip IV of Spain and his second wife, Mariana of Austria.

Ahora Madrid

Madrid NowNow Madrid
The current mayor is Manuela Carmena from the party Ahora Madrid.
The goal of this platform was to gain Madrid as a citizens' horizontal initiative formed by a confluence of people, groups, parties and social movements.

Royal Tapestry Factory

Real Fábrica de Tapices de Santa BárbaraRoyal Tapestry Workshop
Philip V built the Royal Palace, the Royal Tapestry Factory and the main Royal Academies.
The Royal Tapestry Factory (Spanish: Real Fábrica de Tapices de Santa Bárbara) is a manufacturing plant located in Madrid, Spain, which was founded in 1720.