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Getafe
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Getafe is locatit in Spain
Getafe
Getafe
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°18′17″N 3°43′52″W / 40.30472°N 3.73111°W / 40.30472; -3.73111Coordinates: 40°18′17″N 3°43′52″W / 40.30472°N 3.73111°W / 40.30472; -3.73111
KintraSpain Spain
RegionCommonty o Madrid
ComarcaMadrid metropolitan aurie
FoonditAroond 1326
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeJuan Soler-Espiauba Gallo (2011) (PP)
Area
 • Total78.74 km2 (30.40 sq mi)
Elevation
622 m (2,041 ft)
Highest elevation
704 m (2,310 ft)
Lawest elevation
540 m (1,770 ft)
Population
 (1 Januar 2011)
 • Tot170,115
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)getafense (es)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28901–28909
Dialin code+34 (ES) + 91 (M)
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Getafe (Spaingie pronunciation: [xeˈtafe]) is a ceety in the sooth o the Madrid metropolitan area, Spain, an ane o the maist populatit an industrialisit ceeties in the aurie. It is hame tae ane o the auldest Spainyie militar air bases an the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Athin the ceety is the Cerro de los Ángeles, or Hill o the Angels, a steid considered the geographical centre o the Iberian Peninsula.[1] Getafe is locatit 13 km sooth o Madrid's ceety centre, athin a flat aurie o Spain's Meseta Central in the Manzanares River basin.

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Getafe is a active participant in the European Union's toun twinnin initiative. It currently has three sister cities:[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Cerro de los Ángeles (Official website)". Retrieved 2009-03-02.  (in Spaingie)
  2. "Getafe". Ayuntamiento de Getafe. Retrieved 7 February 2009.  (in Spaingie)

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