Madrid, Spain (Historical significance (1808 French Army of Napoleon…
1808 French Army of Napoleon occupies Madrid and street riots follow
1812 English General Wellington frees city from French occupiers
1900 Construction of railway system to the east and south of Spain (1900-1914)
1904 Approval of creation of Gran Via
1979 Enrique Tierno Galván elected President of Municipality of Madrid (1979-1986)
1982 PSOE Party wins national elections
1992 Madrid selected as Capital of European Culture for that year
1993 Opening of Palace of Congresses of Campo de las Naciones
1995 Completion of last Metro line (Line 6)
1996 Conservative Party wins national elections
40.4168° N, 3.7038° W
August, the typical temperature is around 31 °C (88 °F) during the day and about 19 °C (66 °F) at night.
Winters in Madrid are cold compared to other parts of Spain with average temperatures of about 6-8 °C (43-46 °F) and the coldest month is January 6 °C (43 °F).
Country and Date of Independence
The country is Spain.
Spain became independent in 1492. The Iberian Peninsula, on which Spain is located, was formerly occupied by a loose scattering of kingdoms
Madrid mountainous regions consist of peaks rising above 2000m. The Madrid community conserves an ecological diversity of the evergreen Holm Oak trees in the low lying plains, in spite of the city having a population of approximately 5 million people
Madrid’s average altitude is 650m. Most of the Madrid lies in southern sub-meseta which is comparatively flat than West region. West region rises steeply into the Sierra De of the Sistema Central, with Peñalara which is the highest mountain in Madrid. On the contrary the Province of Madrid is relatively small and situated in the heart of the Spain.
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