San Fernando de Henares

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San Fernando de Henares
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Location o the municipality o San Fernando de Henares athin the Commonty o Madrid
Location o the municipality o San Fernando de Henares athin the Commonty o Madrid
San Fernando de Henares is locatit in Spain
San Fernando de Henares
San Fernando de Henares
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°25′32″N 3°32′7″W / 40.42556°N 3.53528°W / 40.42556; -3.53528Coordinates: 40°25′32″N 3°32′7″W / 40.42556°N 3.53528°W / 40.42556; -3.53528
KintraSpain Spain
RegionCommonty o Madrid Commonty o Madrid
ComarcaMadrid metropolitan aurie
Foondit1746
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeJulio Setién (2011) (IU)
Area
 • Total39.29 km2 (15.17 sq mi)
Elevation
580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot41,380
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanfernandinos
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28830
Dialin code91
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

San Fernando de Henares is a municipality in Spain, in the province an autonomous commonty o Madrid.

It haes a aurie o 39.9 km² an 41,380 inhabitants.

Its agrigultural products include olives, cereals, vegetables, cattle an oo. Its industries include metalwirkin, mechanical ingineerin, fuid processin an graphic airts.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1746 Keeng Philip V bocht the aurie whaur San Fernando nou staunds tae instaw a ryal fabric factory. Efter the keeng's daith shortly thareefter, the project wis developit bi Ferdinand VI, who appointit Ventura de Argumosa as the govrenor o the Ryal Place.

Aroond the factory wirkers' dwellins wur built, which resultit in the oreegin o the toun. In front o the factory a great square wis opened (at present namit Plaza de España) which wis linkit wi anither nou namit Plaza de Fernando VI. The whole aurie haes been recently declared a historic an airtistic monument so it canna be modifee'd, tae protect the oreeginal hooses that still remain.

Throuoot its 200 year history, the municipality haes suffered ups an douns. Its emblematic biggin, the factory, haes been intendit for several uisses, notably as a hospice. Currently anerly the main facade staunds; haes been restored an incorporatit intae the new ceety haw.

Communications[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Direct access shape the A II (km 15) an the M-40 an M-45 heich-gates (Exits 27 an 32, respectively)
  • Public transport
    • Bus frae Madrid, (Avenida de América, Ciudad Líneal an Vicálvaro) línes 281 tae 289)
    • An aw UR-2 an U-1 lines intae the ceety.
    • Metro station.

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

San Fernando de Henares is twinned wi:

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