Madrid (Relative location (Major natural resources (The natural resources…
It;s located in far southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula Spain is geographically positioned in the northern, as well as the eastern and western hemispheres. Spain is bordered by the countries of Andorra, France and Portugal, and by the British colony of Gibraltar.
Major natural resources
The natural resources of Spain are coal, lignite, iron ore, tungsten, uranium, zinc, copper, lead, and mercury.
July is the hottest month of the year averaging around 76 degrees and January is the coldest month averaging around 46 degrees.
Madrid, originally called Mayrit, was founded by the emir Muhammad at the end of the 9th century.
Their is a fort/castle in Madrid,This fort was occupied by the Moors,the Moors kept rule until Madrid was finally conquered in 1085 by Alfonso, the 6th.La Virgen de la Almudena later became Madrid's female patron saint, whose saint's day is celebrated on 9th November and who gives her name to Madrid's cathedral.
In the year 1329, King Fernando the 5th assembled The Court of Madrid for the first time.
Major physical features
Madrid is quite famous for their mountains that reach over 2000m in height.
Thirty three million square meters of parkland covers Madrid.
6.5 Out of metropolitan, and 3.2 within metropolitan area
40.4168° N, 3.7038° W
Country and date of Independance
Madrid is in the country Spain. In 1942 Spain gained independence. This city has never been apart of another country.