The History, culture, and Facts of Madrid!!!
HISTORY OF MADRID
Music and art are two very important things in the culture of Madrid. . There are many town squares, These parts of town are always full of life. festivals of art and dancing fill these squares.They also have many museums filled with art from all around the world. One famous art museum there is the Museo del Prado, the national art museum. Also in spain there is a very famous lengend. " Don Quixote" there by the Plaza de Espana, there is a statue of Don quixote, in the center of the plaza. His lengend is about bravery, and courage, and the lengend is embeadeding in the spainsih culture. Another big part of the culture is football. This sport dominates any other , and is very popular in other spanish speaking country's as well.
famous landmarks, and museums in madrid
Plaza de Espana
in this photo is the Plaza de Espana, with the Don Quixote staute in front.
Museo del Prado
the national art museum, located in Madrid
Puerta del sol
many festivals are held here.
*madrid is the highest capital city in Europe
*Madrid enjoys more cloudless days than almost any other city in Europe. (amazing weather)
*fourth richest city in Europe
*Plaza de Torros de las Ventas is sometimes used for bullfights
*Spain is famous for its vineyards and delicious red wine even though almost all Spanish vineyards have white grapes.
They have a city made up of 57 members, one of them is the Mayor, Ana Botella .The Plenary of the Council is the political representation of the citizens in the municipal government. they take care of the election and deposition of the Mayor, the approval and modification of decrees and regulations,and the the approval of budgets.
government type: parliamentary monarchy
Chief of state : king Juan Carlos I
Head of government : Jose Maria aznar Lopez
The City of Madrid
* iron ore
No wonder there the capital city of Spain!