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Madrid: Capital and largest city of Spain
Madrid is the capital and most populous city of Spain. The city has almost 3.4 million inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.7 million. It is the second-largest city in the European Union (EU), and its monocentric metropolitan area is the second-largest in the EU. The municipality covers 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi) geographical area. Madrid lies on the River Manzanares in the central part of the Iberian Peninsula. Capital city of both Spain and the surrounding autonomous community of Madrid, it is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the country. The city is situated on an elevated plain about 300 km (190 mi) from the closest seaside location. The climate of Madrid features hot summers and cool winters.

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Luis Rubiales arrives at Spanish court to be questioned over kissing footballer at Women's World Cup [Video]

Luis Rubiales arrives at Spanish court to be questioned over kissing footballer at Women's World Cup

Luis Rubiales, the former president of Spain’s football federation, has arrived at a court in Madrid to give testimony on Friday to a Spanish judge investigating his kiss of a player at the Women’s..

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Spain Flash Flood: Heavy storm 'DANA' brings torrential rain and devastation to the country [Video]

Spain Flash Flood: Heavy storm 'DANA' brings torrential rain and devastation to the country

3 people died have and one is missing after heavy rains lashed Spain, triggering flash floods that forced the closure of Madrid metro lines and high-speed rail links. The weekend storm affected almost..

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Watch: Thousands demonstrate in Madrid to condemn sexism in football [Video]

Watch: Thousands demonstrate in Madrid to condemn sexism in football

Thousands of people gathered in Madrid on Monday to support Women's World Cup star Jennifer Hermoso after Spanish Football Federation chief Luis Rubiales provoked world outrage by forcibly kissing her..

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Luis Rubiales' Kiss Controversy: Spanish FA Regional Presidents ask the embattled coach to resign [Video]

Luis Rubiales' Kiss Controversy: Spanish FA Regional Presidents ask the embattled coach to resign

The Spanish football federation’s regional presidents have demanded that Luis Rubiales “immediately resign”, pulling support for the football chief days after its members heartily applauded his..

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WATCH: Spain women's national football team celebrates World Cup victory with fans in Madrid [Video]

WATCH: Spain women's national football team celebrates World Cup victory with fans in Madrid

Thousands of fans cheer for the Spain women's national football team as they celebrate their 2023 World Cup victory at home in Madrid. Spain won the Australia and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup..

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'It's a dream': Colossal party in Madrid to celebrate Women's World Cup victory [Video]

'It's a dream': Colossal party in Madrid to celebrate Women's World Cup victory

Despite the heatwave, more than 20,000 people joined players in Madrid for the historic event.

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Great Britain's Jonny Brownlee takes silver behind winner David Castro Fajardo at the 2023 Europe Triathlon Championships in Spain, Madrid.
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Britain's Claire Cashmore successfully defended her European Para-triathlon Championship title by claiming victory in Madrid.
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