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 Madrid, Incoming Travel Agency Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Madrid is one of Spain's seventeen autonomous communities, located in the centre of the country.
Madrid was formerly considered part of New Castile (see Castile-La Mancha) but was made into its own community at the beginning of the autonomía system because of great economic disparity between Madrid and the Castilian-Manchego hinterland.
Madrid is the capital and the largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name.
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 Spain - Local Government
This law outlines the basic institutions at the municipal and the provincial levels, establishes guidelines for the sharing of responsibilities among the different tiers of administration, and lists the services that local authorities are to provide.
Government at the municipal level is administered by a Municipal Council, the members of which are directly elected by universal suffrage and according to proportional representation.
Municipal administration in such towns is divided into departments and districts, the leaders of which are ultimately responsible to the mayor.
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 Madrid location, climate and population
The city of Madrid is located at almost the exact geographical centre of the Iberian Peninsula, at a latitude of 40 degrees 25 minutes north, 3 degrees 42 minutes west.
Having said all this, Madrid's climate is one of the healthiest in Europe because of its privileged position, at a short distance from the Somosierra (to the north and north-east), Guadarrama (north-east) and Toledo (south and east) mountain ranges.
Madrid's municipal boundaries enclose an area of 607 km2, whereas the Autonomous Community of Madrid occupies nearly 8000 km2 and consists of 178 municipalities.
www.gomadrid.com /practic/location-climate.html   (472 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Although the site of modern-day Madrid has been occupied since prehistoric times, the first historical data from the city comes from the 9th century, when Mehmed I ordered the construction of a small palace in the same place that is today occupied by the Palacio Real.
Vallecas is a working-class residential district in the south of Madrid.
Madrid is also host to one of the most famous bullfighting rings in the world, Las Ventas 2.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/madrid   (3889 words)

 Chapter 8: Madrid and the Spanish Economy
As early as 1739, townspeople near Madrid were protesting enclosure of montes y baldíos because it reduced pasturage for the animals used to connect their sizable bread industry with its market in Madrid.
Thus it was that the long-term maintenance of Madrid as capital and the administrative diversion of Castilian commodities to the city encouraged a self-propelled market network that required only consistent support for the economy of the city.
They reflect the dominance of Madrid as consumer of the disposable surpluses of the entire interior from the Cantabrian Mountains to the Sierra Morena and from the Portuguese border to the Kingdom of Aragón.
libro.uca.edu /ringrose/mad8.htm   (11112 words)

 Appendix D: Madrid and the Spanish Economy
Municipalities farmed out their taxes with contracts lasting one to six years; this implies an unknown margin of profit for the contractor, and a corresponding difference between figures shown in municipal accounts and the revenue actually collected.
These limitations are offset, however, by the fact that municipal taxes reflect long-run economic change and, when contracts were short, reflect shorter cyclical fluctuations in the economy.
Pork consumption was listed separately in the sources, and is given in Table [361] D.7, which indicates the number of pounds taxed between 1753 and 1806 and during the decade 1838-1848.
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 PinkAgenda.com Gay in Madris
Madrid is on Continental time 6 hours ahead of New York and seven hours ahead of Chicago.
The city of Madrid is located at almost the exact geographical center of the Iberian Peninsula, at a latitude of 40 degrees 25 minutes north, 3 degrees 42 minutes west.
Having said all this, Madrid's climate is one of the healthiest in Europe because of its privileged position, at a short distance from the Somosierra (to the north and northeast), Guadarrama (northeast) and Toledo (south and east) mountain ranges.
pinkagenda.com /travel/madrid.html   (6836 words)

 COLOMBIA, Landmine Monitor Report 2002
Landmine Monitor estimates that at least 256 of Colombia’s 1,097 municipalities in 28 of the 31 departments in the country are mine-affected.
The huge increase in the number of municipalities reported as mine-affected and the corresponding increase in reported casualties in 2001 and 2002, could in part be due to increased use of mines by guerrilla groups and increased population movement, but also reflects major improvements, refinements, and expansions of reporting mechanisms.
In the second phase, the AMO is being extended to a further 16 municipalities in the Departments of Antioquia, Cauca, and Valle del Cauca.
www.icbl.org /lm/2002/colombia.html   (9268 words)

In May 2, 1808, the people of Madrid rose in arms against the French army, commanded by Marshall Joachim Murat (the uprising was immortalized by Goya in his masterpiece The Third of May 1808).
They consider themselves a guerrilla organization while they are actually listed as a terrorist organization by both the European Union and the United States in their watchlists on the matter.
Immigration in Spain Madrid Barcelona The Hemispheric at the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, ValenciaAccording to the Spanish government there were 3.7 million foreign residents in Spain in 2005; independent estimates put the figure at 4.8 million or 11.1% of total population (Red Cross, World Disasters Report 2006).
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 Spain - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
It also had a significant effect on the upcoming elections in Spain, due in part to the ruling government's insistence that the ETA was the prime suspect in the bombings, even as the evidence of Muslim extremist terrorism rapidly emerged from the police investigation and the press.
The Prime Minister Rodríguez Zapatero, whose party won the election three days after the Madrid train bombings in March 2004, plans to reduce government intervention in business, combat tax fraud, and support innovation, research and development, but also intends to reintroduce labour market regulations that had been scrapped by the Aznar government.
Spain became a unified crown with the union of Castile and Aragon in 1492 and the annexation of Navarre in 1515.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/p/a/Spain.html   (5244 words)

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Relevant data were available for 112 provinces in Bolivia, 188 provinces in Peru, 330 municipalities in Guatemala, and 2,425 municipalities in Mexico, which comprise all or virtually all of the provinces or municipalities in each country.
Comprehensive municipal level data on the different indigenous groups in Guatemala and Mexico was unavailable, however, so the index of the effective number of ethnic groups for these two countries treats the indigenous population (and the non-indigenous population) as a single ethnic group.
Conclusion The preceding analyses of voting behavior at the municipal or provincial level in four Latin American countries have found a strong and consistent positive relationship between the size of the indigenous population and the degree of party fragmentation, except where a single party monopolizes the supply and distribution of patronage, as in Mexico.
www.la.utexas.edu /~seant/madrid.doc   (6155 words)

 Cities, Towns and Villages in New York State: Genealogy: NYS Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This is an alphabetical list, based on 1998 data from the NYS Department of Transportation and the NYS Office of Real Property Services, of current cities, towns and villages in New York State.
The list also includes the type of place (city, town or village) and the name of the county in which it's located.
To get a general idea of where a place is, see the county map.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /genealogy/townlist.htm   (177 words)

Located in Portugal, raised to archiepiscopal rank in 1544, at which time it was given as suffragans Leiria and Portalegre; in 1570 and later were added Sylves, Ceuta, Congo, Santo Thomé, Funchal, Cabo Verde, and Angra.
There exists no complete list of his successors for the next two centuries, though some are known from ancient diptychs.
Thenceforth the episcopal list is known from the reign of Reccared (586) to the Arab invasion (714), after which the succession is quite unknown for four centuries and a half, with the exception of the epitaph of a Bishop Daniel (January, 1100).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05670a.htm   (448 words)

 Living in a Political World
After years of playing a supporting role to the federal and provincial governments, municipalities now find themselves centre stage, publicly grappling with issues ranging from the SARS outbreak to power flouts.
Municipalities large and small must also contend with deteriorating roads and transit systems, increasing demands for affordable housing, and integrating new Canadians into their communities.
Here is a growing list of Spanish-language blogs, many based in Madrid, covering the terrorist attack and its aftermath.
radio.weblogs.com /0135008/categories/mcintyre/2004/03/11.html   (679 words)

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Because of insufficient action on the part of the federal government, the ENFE is increasingly placing their hopes on private enterprise and municipal-private partnerships.
The forward-thinking municipalities of Riobamba and Manta are two examples of what Mr.
Municipal leaders and businessmen in Riobamba have invested over 4 million dollars in the renovation of the city's colonial train station.
www.ecuadorexplorer.com /html/train.html   (2134 words)

 Ayuntamiento de Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We also included a list of the last incorporations to the Network nº4, a timetable of the activities offered by some members and a summary of the ideas and guidelines appeared from the meeting of the co-ordinators of the eight thematic networks, held in Brussels, in March.
The aim of this prize is to stimulate the valuation of the human resources of the developing countries or in transition, and to contribute to the advance of the knowledge of the problem linked to contemporary social processing, thanks to the work of young investigators.
The Spanish Foundation of Minor Municipalities (FEMm) and the Foundation Municipalia Siglo XXI joined their structure into one single organisation: the European Foundation of Municipalities and Regions, in order to optimise their services to the municipalities and to permit the entry of other European and Latin-American local entities.
www.munimadrid.es /principal/ayuntamiento/servmuni/internacional/urbal/htmling/boletin5ing.html   (2869 words)

The strawberries of Aranjuez are also famous throughout Spain; they are shipped by the carload to Madrid every day during their season.
Aranjuez is served by commuter trains to Atocha station in Madrid.
Industry: The proximity to Madrid and the good communications by road and rail made Aranjuez a suitable location for industry: detergents, mechanical construction, computer and electrical material, photographic materials, pharmaceutical products, paints and varnishes, sugar refineries, oil mills.
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 List: Top ten U.S. cities for speed traps | Leftlane News - Car News For Enthusiasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It's one thing for them to be used to "raise money for municipalities." It's another thing altogether when that money-raising also raises your insurance premiums and can cause you to lose your license.
The fact that we're on this list doesn't surprise me. We got a new Police Chief who has been doing a great job at reducing crime… although he has a fixation on traffic tickets.
Perhaps that is the reason that Spain has captured, prosecuted, and incarcerated more than forty Islamists in connection to both 9-11 and the Madrid bombings, while the U.S. has been busy prosecuting… well, the luckless moron they caught at JFK on his way back from doing pushups in Afghanistan, and that's it.
leftlanenews.com /2006/07/05/list-top-ten-us-cities-for-speed-traps   (2088 words)

 What Future for the Kurds?
The most interesting element of the Spanish development is the recognition of the need to build self-government into the fabric of the post-Franco polity by recognizing the unity of the nation (or more appropriately the state) as well as the right to autonomy of nationalities and regions.
The right to self-government of municipalities, provinces, and autonomous communities has in fact strengthened both democracy and stability in Spain through a mechanism and process of differentiation of the country's previously unitary state structure.
The political redistribution of power (between Madrid and 17 autonomous regions (three historic autonomous regions, one specific statute autonomous community, twelve ordinary autonomous regions and one federal capital region) has given the three historic nationalities in the Basque country, Catalonia, and Galicia their own statute of autonomy tailored to their particular situation.
meria.idc.ac.il /journal/2005/issue1/jv9no1a7.html   (6081 words)

 Elections to the Assembly of Madrid of 26 October 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Elections to the Assembly of Madrid of 26 October 2003
Number of municipalities, districts, sections, premises and electoral tables
Number of voters residents in Comunidad de Madrid and abroad by municipalities
www.ine.es /en/censoe/elec_mad03/tablas_mad03_en.htm   (95 words)

 Ayuntamiento de Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mercedes de la Merced Monge, First Deputy Mayor of the Council of Madrid and Network nº 4 Coordinator, exposed a general presentation of thematic network nº 4 as well as the Council of Madrid role.
Madrid, besides of having the necessary means and experience for the network coordination, also possesses a double historical vocation,both European and Latin American, and maintains a special relationship with Latin American cities, promoting active municipal organisations as the Union of Capital Cities of Latin America (UCCI).
Starting from key factors such as cities real possibilities, capital, work, technology and training, the Council of Madrid is convinced that much can be done from municipalities, in order to favour economic development at a local level.
www.munimadrid.es /principal/ayuntamiento/servmuni/internacional/urbal/htmling/EngBoletinn2.html   (2431 words)

 Emerson (MO08) - Press Release - EMERSON RADIO ADDRESS: Who Do We Call?
Our Senators’ idea is both simple and effective: to promote the chief of the National Guard to four-star general rank and to make that person a member of the Joint Chiefs.
With the passage of that bill, the National Guard would gain the latitude to facilitate and coordinate the activities of the Guard — which would be especially valuable when states or municipalities need the immediate assistance of the Guard in an emergency.
Interoperability will be key to the response in Southern Missouri, where communications systems could be knocked out on a devastating scale, leaving schoolchildren, residents of long-term health care facilities, and their family members dispersed over a wide, rural area.
www.house.gov /apps/list/hearing/mo08_emerson/col_060624.html   (623 words)

 Human Development Resource Net - Territory and environment
The results will be of particular interest to municipal, local, and community authorities considering how to convert emergency food-production measures into long-term support for urban agriculture, both for food self-reliance and for environmental enhancement (including park rehabilitation).
This is a Report on the workshops delivered in these municipalities and illustrate the ecological, technical, social and economic impacts the communities of the municipalities of Chicaman, Cunen and Uspatan face in order to take decisions regarding the planification of their development.
The aim of this study is to provide the communities living in the three municipalities of El Quiché information about the condition of the natural resources in their communities as well as details of the environmental problems facing the municipalities.
www.yorku.ca /hdrnet/library.asp?id=8&totallist=1   (8672 words)

 Homeowners' - Elderly/Disabled (Circuit Breaker) Tax Relief Program
The municipal Claim Form (M-35b) is also available.
To reimburse municipalities for the revenue loss incurred by municipalities as a result of granting real property tax credits to those elderly and totally disabled homeowners described in Connecticut General Statutes: Section 12-170aa (b).
Modifies, denies or approves Reductions and reconciles modifications with municipalities.
www.opm.state.ct.us /igp/grants/CIRCUITB.HTM   (397 words)

 Madrid in Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Madrid is an Autonomous Community (region) in Spain.
All sites are listed in their locality unless the site has addresses in more than one locality.
MADRID HOTELS - YOUR GUIDE TO MADRID HOTELS AND LUXURY HOTELS IN MADRID SPAIN Madrid Hoteles is a list of major hotels in Madrid Spain, brought to you by Madrid Hotels, with reviews descriptions and photographs.
www.domainsofspain.com /Madrid   (221 words)

 Disabled Tax Relief Program
The municipal Claim Form (M-42b) is also available.
To reimburse municipalities that provide property tax relief to resident property owners eligible for total disability payments under Social Security or other government retirement plans.
All towns, cities, including the unconsolidated City of Groton and boroughs that provide property tax relief to resident property owners eligible for total disability payments under Social Security or other government retirement plans.
www.opm.state.ct.us /igp/grants/DTOTDIS.HTM   (322 words)

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