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Guadarrama

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Country  Spain
Comarca  Cuenca del Guadarrama
Demonym(s)  guadarrameño, -ña
Area  56.98 km²
Local time  Saturday 6:21 AM
Autonomous Community  Community of Madrid
Municipality  Guadarrama
Elevation  981 m
Population  15,547 (2014)
Province  Community of Madrid
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Website  Guadarrama's Town Council
Weather  9°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 51% Humidity

El parque nacional de guadarrama


Guadarrama is a town and municipality in the Cuenca del Guadarrama comarca, in the Community of Madrid, Spain.

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Map of 28440 Guadarrama, Madrid, Spain

Pop: 13032 (winter, 2006 census), approx. 60000 (summer).

Founded by Arabs, its name comes from uadi-er-rameil river.

Guadarrama achieved the status of "villa" under Fernando V of Castile (II of Aragon) on November 22, 1504. Fernando VI ordered the building of a road to A Coruña through the Puerto de Guadarrama, by which it passed in 1808 the Grande Armée with Napoleon searching the Moore's Army.

This town was absolutely destroyed in the Spanish Civil War, as it was for almost three years battlefront, all today can see in this town is new, of mid-20th century.

It was the location for some scenes in the 1964 film The Fall of the Roman Empire.

It is close to Sierra de Guadarrama, a mountain range that is visited by Madrid residents seeking colder temperatures.

Madrid desde el aire el viejo guadarrama


References

Guadarrama Wikipedia


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