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  Madrid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madrid is the capital and the largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name.
Madrid has also expressed its desire to become an Olympic city, and in that way it became a candidate for the 2012 games, which finally won London after Madrid was eliminated in the third round of the ballot.
Aravaca is an upper-class residential suburb in the northwest of Madrid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madrid   (4645 words)

 Madrid, Spain
Madrid closed out the 19th century with the same feeling of defeat felt by the rest of Spain over the loss of the Philippines, Cuba and Puerto Rico, the last remaining colonies of the Spanish Empire.
In Madrid in fact, the only building representative of this movement is the Palacio de Longoria, currently the headquarters of the Sociedad General de Autores, and a good example of the changes taking place architecturally at the turn of the century.
Madrid slowly woke up from the post-war period and undertook an urban plan to try and repair a lot of the buildings affected by the war.
worldfacts.us /Spain-Madrid.htm   (3191 words)

 Learn Spanish in Madrid. Madrid Spanish School
The school is located in the heart of Madrid, close to the famous Gran Vía, Alcalá and Cibeles, so it is easy to get to and from any other part of the city.
In the province of Madrid, the famous Escorial monastery, where the kings of Spain are buried, is not be missed.
Madrid is the most cosmopolitan of cities, combining the very best features of any European city.
www.donquijote.org /english/madrid.asp   (426 words)

 Madrid Travel Guide -
Madrid's infectious street fiestas punctuate the year: Holy Week processions; May's bullfighting season; summer's celebration of gastronomy, bullfighting and music; and the exuberant religious festivals of autumn.
Contrast is provided between the narrow, labyrinthine streets of medieval Madrid and the straight, grand boulevards of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which attempted to inject an element of grandeur into this slightly chaotic capital.
Fashionable Madrid lies in the Salamanca Quarter, crossed by the boutique-lined Calle de Serrano, while business is conducted along the north-south Avenue Paseo de la Castellana, crowned by the leaning 'Puerta de Europa' twin towers - a daring architectural design and tremendous sign of confidence in Madrid's future.
www.explore-madrid.com   (534 words)

 Learn Spanish in Madrid, Spain
Madrid is Spain's capital and its largest city, with almost 4 million inhabitants.
Madrid is conveniently located in the center of the peninsula, with ski slopes an hour away and any Spanish destination at no more than a 6 hour ride.
Located in the centro near Madrid's university zone, the neighborhood is populated by many students and young people, with bars and restaurants on every corner.
www.enforex.com /spain-madrid.html   (412 words)

 Madrid - New Mexico Ghost Town
The story of Madrid is the story of one Oscar Huber.
Madrid was a coal-mining town owned and operated by the Albuquerque and Cerrillos Coal Company.
Thousands of visitors from all parts of the state came each year to view the magnificent pageant through 1941 when the lights were turned on for the last time.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/nm/madrid.html   (195 words)

 Madrid travel guide - Wikitravel
Madrid [1] is the capital city of Spain, and is located almost exactly in the geografical centre of the Iberian Peninsula.
Madrid is the largest city in Spain and has a population (city) of 3.228 million (July 2005) and 5.843 million (metropolitan area).
Madrid is located in central Spain and it is also capital of the autonomous community of the same name (Comunidad de Madrid).
wikitravel.org /en/Madrid   (4779 words)

Madrid had few industries but both the Union General de Trabajadores (UGT) and the National Confederation of Trabajo (CNT) were active in the city.
On the outbreak of the war Madrid was under the control of the Popular Front government.
A third reason advanced by many, in explanation of Franco's obvious reluctance to convert Madrid into a city of ruins, was that most of the buildings, the elegant palaces and apartment houses that made the Spanish capital one of the most beautiful in the world, belonged to the men who were financing his campaign.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /SPmadrid.htm   (4944 words)

 Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thanks to the international procedural mechanism, the Madrid system offers a trademark owner the possibility to have his trademark protected in several countries (Members of the Madrid Union) by simply filing one application directly with his own national or regional trademark office.
The Madrid system also simplifies greatly the subsequent management of the mark, since it is possible to record subsequent changes or to renew the registration through a single procedural step.
On several occasions, the attention of the International Bureau has been drawn to the fact that certain organizations are sending letters to the owners of international registrations, inviting them to register their marks in publications which appear to be of an official nature.
www.wipo.int /madrid/en   (327 words)

 Madrid's History & Lifestyle: Then & Now (MadridMan.com)
Madrid was made capital of Spain in 1561 by King Philip II who was born there - although some historians argue this year.
The Madrid observatory, built by Juan de Villanueva en 1790, is situated on the San Blas hill inside the park itself.
Madrid has magnificent painting museums where the visitor can admire some of the most famous works of art by classic and contemporary masters.
www.madridman.com /madhistory.html   (5652 words)

 STA TRAVEL | Travel Guide for Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Madrid's Museo del Prado houses a dazzling permanent collection of some 7000 paintings and is especially noted for its Flemish, Dutch, Spanish and Italian works.
Madrid's Teatro de la Zarzuela hosts an annual season of zarzuelas (Spanish musicals), as well as dance and theatre, classical concerts and events for children.
Don't miss one of Madrid's most exclusive nightspots, El Sol, a club full of beautiful people, with stylish interiors and the best DJ sets in town.
www.statravel.com /cps/rde/xchg/us_division_web_live/hs.xsl/dest_madrid.htm   (294 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Madrid
The 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. in 2001 and the train bombings in Madrid, Spain, in 2004 were separated by a total of 911 days.
More symbolism which clearly shows the Madrid bombings were staged by the New World Order.
In any case, there is no evidence that whoever was responsible for the Madrid bombings deliberately planned them to take place on a numerically significant date.
www.snopes.com /rumors/madrid.asp   (586 words)

 Home - Club of Madrid - Promoting Democracy that Delivers
The Club of Madrid is an independent organization dedicated to strengthening democracy around the world by drawing on the unique experience and resources of its Members - democratic former heads of state and government.
Club of Madrid project on governance of ethnic diversity - Madrid, May 4, 2006.- The Club of Madrid is a proud partner on a project led by three Canadian universities to address one of the world's most critical issues today: governing ethnic diversity.
At the regional level, the Club of Madrid debates key issues relevant to democracy in specific geographic areas or affecting countries in a region and develop programs seeking to promote more democratic regimes, and greater regional cooperation on core democratization issues.
www.clubmadrid.org   (484 words)

 Language Courses in Madrid | Language Schools in Madrid | Learn Spanish in Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Whether you're thinking of participating in an intensive course during your holidays, preparing for an exam or you simply wish to study a language in a relaxed environment, at Sprachcaffe Language Schools you'll be sure to learn Spanish in a fun and enjoyable way.
Madrid is a fascinating city with a lot more to offer than just culture, spectacular sights and a busy nightlife...
Madrid is a unique city, filled with culturally significant sights, monuments, activities and a pulsating nightlife.
www.sprachcaffe.com /english/study_abroad/language_schools/madrid/main.htm   (389 words)

 Madrid travel guide
For a panoramic view of Madrid take the elevator to the bar on the 26th floor of the Edificio de Espana which faces the Plaza de Espana.
Madrid is a city that never seems to close down, bars and restaurants are open very late and the city's Santa Ana district never closes down.
If you're in Madrid during the second half of May be sure to join Madrileños in celebrating the Feria de San Isidro which has music, operas, concerts, bullfighting, dancing and all-night entertainment.
www.world66.com /europe/spain/madrid   (560 words)

 Travel Guides - Madrid, Spain
The capital city Madrid, in the region of the same name, is a cosmopolitan metropolis with many theatres, cinemas and opera houses and over 50 museums and art galleries.
The popular centre of Madrid is the Puerta del Sol, from which ten streets radiate.
The great Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial is situated about 40km (25 miles) north of Madrid, and includes a church, a royal palace, a monastery, a mausoleum and a famous library.
www.freedom-tour.com /info/spain/madrid.htm   (480 words)

 Transport system in Madrid: Metro in Madrid: Softguide Madrid
Madrid's Metro system is cheap, extensive and efficient.
There are new metro lines that extend to the areas south of Madrid that are called 'Metro Sur'.
These are also valid on buses in Madrid and can be used by more than one person at a time.
www.softdoc.es /madrid_guide/transport/metro.html   (235 words)

 Academy of Spanish Studies in Madrid: Study Abroad and Learn Spanish Language in Spain
Study in the centre of the city, in the leading Madrid Spanish Language Academy.
Madrid's historical and cultural museums, monuments, squares, and palaces are found alongside modern architecture, pubs, outdoor cafés and discotheques.
Madris is a city with something for everyone, offering a myriad of activities from visiting art galleries, going to concerts or operas, watching a bullfight, football match or flamenco performance, to enjoying the lively nightlife until the early hours of the morning.
www.ac-madrid.com   (382 words)

 Madrid Spain Tourist & Hotels Guide; Cheap apartments, hostels, maps, tours, flamenco information
Go Madrid is a Madrid, Spain city guide, created by an adopted "Madrileño", living in Spain's capital city since 1988.
A section on Madrid transport is also included, with tips on how to get to the city from the airport, information about a cheap hotel shuttle service, the Metro, trains, buses and taxis.
Madrid has no beach (it is approximately 350km from the nearest coast), but the city provides tourists and other visitors with a wide variety of things to do, making a visit to Spain's capital city a most enjoyable experience.
www.gomadrid.com   (837 words)

 UrbanRail.Net > Europe > Spain > Madrid Metro
Spain's capital Madrid is situated right in the centre of the country and has over 3 million inhabitants, with some 5 million in the metropolitan area.
The Madrid Metro has the peculiar gauge of 1445 mm, all lines have overhead power supply, either by conventional tram type catenary or rigid overhead power rail.
Schwandl, Robert: METROS IN The Underground Railways of Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Bilbao.
www.urbanrail.net /eu/mad/madrid.htm   (2064 words)

This is a castle we went to in the small town of Manzanares al Real near Madrid.
This was taken at a Real Madrid game when Isaiah, Josh, and Sans came to visit.
This is a picture of Segovia, which is about one hour north of Madrid.
madrid.blogspot.com   (1075 words)

Madrid is our capital and it sits (literally) at the center of our country.
Madrid is a thriving city where some of the most important corporations and companies of the world maintain headquarters.
We have a saying in Madrid, and it is the truth: In Madrid there is everything for everyone.
www.cyberspain.com /color/madrid.htm   (610 words)

 Madrid Spain City Guide for the traveler, photographs and information on Madrid, the home page
Madrid is a city of activity and peaceful walks.
During the day, the city bustles with energy but come evening the central city becomes a frinzy of human activity as Madridians take their nightly excursion.
As with most cities I visited in Spain, Madrid is virtually littered with Plazas.
www.travelinginspain.com /Madrid.html   (401 words)

 Madrid Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News
Madrid, founded more than one thousand years ago, was proclaimed official capital of the Kingdom of Spain in 1561, when Felipe II transferred the Court to this city.
Today it is a city in which past and present live together, creating, in its diversity, a unique and attractive setting, with a population that is characterized by its affability and hospitality.
Madrid spreads over an area of 607 square kilometers.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci?id=100904   (206 words)

 Madrid Hostels Listings - Hostels in Madrid at Hostels.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are located in downtown Madrid surrounded by musems and other areas of cultural and social interest...
Having opened in 2003 in the centre of Madrid we are close to attractions, bars and restaurants...
Situated between Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor, we are in the heart of Madrid's tourist and commercial centre...
www.hostels.com /es.ma.html   (891 words)

 Madrid Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Modern-day Madrid spreads eastward into the 19th-century grid of the Barrio de Salamanca and sprawls northward through the neighborhoods of Chamberí and Chamartín.
But the Madrid to explore carefully on foot is right in the center: the oldest one, between the Royal Palace and Madrid's midtown forest, the Parque del Buen Retiro.
As the highest capital in Europe, Madrid is hot in summer and freezing in winter, with temperate springs and autumns.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=madrid@95   (413 words)

 Mad About Madrid
Madrid Features in New Coke Ad I was watching an advert on British TV last night when, suddenly, images of Madrid flashed across the screen.
The London Symphony Orchestra and the Comunidad de Madrid Choir, under the direction of Sir Colin Davis, perform Mozart's Opera, the Magic Flute on the 20th, 22nd and 24th July.
Terrazas in Madrid are one of the great summer experiences of the city.
www.madaboutmadrid.com   (2413 words)

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