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Madrid

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Madrid is the capital of Spain.

Natural world
Madrid is located on the Manzanares River.

Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, this park is now entirely surrounded by the city.

Real Jardín Botánico

Cultural World
Museo Reina Sofia, Santa Isabel #52

Madrid celebrates the Fiestas de San Isidro for 9 days, from the Friday before May 15 through the following Sunday.

Markets
http://www.elrastro.org

Sports
Real Madrid plays in the venerable Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

Language
Residents are called Madrileños.

Where to stay
hostalsanantonio.es

Transportation
Barajas International Airport (code MAD)

Elsewhere on the Web
gacetinmadrid.com
Current tim

Twitter
@DGobiernoMadrid
@RJBOTANICO

Planeta.com

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