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Madrid
From upper left: view of business districts of AZCA and CTBA, Gran Vía street and Metropolis Building, the Palace of Communication, view of Royal Palace and Almudena Cathedral.
From upper left: view of business districts of AZCA and CTBA, Gran Vía street and Metropolis Building, the Palace of Communication, view of Royal Palace and Almudena Cathedral.
Flag of Madrid
Flag
Coat of arms of Madrid
Coat of arms
Motto: "Fui sobre agua edificada,
mis muros de fuego son.
Esta es mi insignia y blasón"

("On water I was built, my walls are made of fire.
This is my ensign and escutcheon")
Madrid is located in Community of Madrid
Madrid
Madrid
Location of Madrid within the Community of Madrid
Madrid is located in Spain
Madrid
Madrid
Location of Madrid within Spain
Coordinates: 40°23′N 3°43′W / 40.383°N 3.717°W / 40.383; -3.717Coordinates: 40°23′N 3°43′W / 40.383°N 3.717°W / 40.383; -3.717
Country Spain
Autonomous
community
Community of Madrid
Founded 9th century[1]
Government
 • Body Ayuntamiento de Madrid
 • Mayor Manuela Carmena (Ahora Madrid)
Area
 • City 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi)
Elevation 667 m (2,188 ft)
Population (2014)
 • City 3,165,235
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 5,390/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 6,183,000[3]
 • Metro 6,489,162[2]
Demonym(s) Madrilenian, Madrilene
madrileño, -ña; matritense (es)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28001–28080
Area code(s) +34 (ES) + 91 (M)
Patron Saints Isidore the Laborer
Virgin of Almudena
Website www.madrid.es
  1. "History of Madrid". Madrid Traveller. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. Population by sex and age groups - Eurostat, 2012
  3. World Urban Areas - Demographia, March 2013