Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be around 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in Europe, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the European Union after London and Paris. The city spans a total of 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi).
Madrid, its special dynamism as a business centre goes hand in hand with its vibrant vitality, tourist appeal and fervent cultural and recreational life.
Come and discover its sites, iconic museums and spectacular range of hotels and restaurants; and enjoy its endless nightlife and the flood of designs, fashion and trends you will find in the shop windows of one of Europe's leading capitals.
A great city that boasts a rich treasure of art, culture and natural environments, set in a region packed with history and modernity.