Fuenlabrada

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Fuenlabrada
Municipality
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Fuenlabrada is located in Spain
Fuenlabrada
Fuenlabrada
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°17′00″N 3°48′00″W / 40.28333°N 3.80000°W / 40.28333; -3.80000Coordinates: 40°17′00″N 3°48′00″W / 40.28333°N 3.80000°W / 40.28333; -3.80000
Kintra Spain Spain
Region Commonty o Madrid Commonty o Madrid
Comarca Madrid metropolitan aurie
Govrenment
 • Alcalde Manuel Robles Delgado (PSOE)
Aurie
 • Tot 39.41 km2 (15.22 sq mi)
Elevation 664 m (2,178 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 197,836
 • Density 5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28940-28947
Offeecial leid(s) Spainyie
Wabsteid www.ayto-fuenlabrada.es

Fuenlabrada is a ceety an municipality locatit in the Madrid metropolitan aurie in the autonomous commonty o Madrid in central Spain. It is locatit tae the soothwast o the commonty, 22,5 km frae the caipital, Madrid, an haed a population o 197,836 in 2009. Is the fowert biggest ceety o Madrid efter the caipital, Móstoles an Alcalá de Henares.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o Fuenlabrada comes probably frae the name o Fuente Labrada (something like "cut foontain" or "dug foontain") acause o a foontain which wis built in a current destrict o the ceety cried Loranca, which was the central point frae which Fuenlabrada began tae expand aroond the 12t hunderyear. The expansion wis producit an aw acause o the migrations o several young fowk in the 1980s. The municipality haed 18.442 inhabitants in 1975.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fuenlabrada haes guid connections wi Madrid, Móstoles, Getafe, Alcorcón an Leganés wi the line 12 o the Madrid Metro (cried metrosur in the sooth aurie) and the ceety haes 5 lairge tube stations:

  • Loranca
  • Hospital de Fuenlabrada
  • Parque Europa
  • Fuenlabrada Central
  • Parque de los Estados

As for the railway seestem, Fuenlabrada is connectit wi Madrid thanks tae the line C-5 the Cercanías Madrid an haes 2 stations:

  • Fuenlabrada
  • La Serna-Fuenlabrada
Fuenlabrada Central Railway (an Metro) Station.

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

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