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Madrid

About Madrid

3,265,038 in city
5,285,242 in metro
606 km² (234 mi²)
660 m
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. Over the last fifteen years Madrid has grown by leaps and bounds. Madrid spreads over an area of 607 square kilometers. Located in the center of the Iberian peninsula, Madrid boasts a pleasant year-round Continental climate. Because of its strategic position, it has always been a well-appointed crossroads.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
1,587 All Buildings
1,506
existing
11
under construction
51
planned
17
unbuilt
2
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Torre de Cristal 820 ft 2008
2 Torre Caja Madrid 820 ft 2008
3 Torre PwC 774 ft 2008
4 Torre Espacio 735 ft 2007
5 Torre Picasso 513 ft 1988

Other buildings

No. Type
12 Famous buildings
38 Buildings with construction images