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The Community of Madrid (Spanish: Comunidad de Madrid) is the area surrounding the capital city of Madrid, Spain.

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  • Madrid — capital city and largest city of Spain with busy nightlife and great art museums
  • Alcalá de Henares — the city where the famous writer Cervantes of the Don Quixote was born
  • Aranjuez — highlights include the Palacio Real, the summer home for the Bourbons and the lavishly designed Casa del Labrador near the Tagus River
  • Chinchón — typical Spanish town which retains its character from the 1700s
  • El Escorial — a mountainous retreat home to Spain's largest monastery, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, as well as the Valle de los Caidos (Valley of the Fallen)
  • Getafe — one of the five major cities that surround Madrid in its southern part
  • Leganés — one of the five major cities that surround Madrid in its southern part. Leganés is the closest of these five cities to the center of Madrid. It borders with the districts of Carabanchel to the north and Villaverde to the east. It is connected to Getafe to its south and to Alcorcon to its west.
  • Móstoles — one of the five major cities that surround Madrid in its southern part
  • Alcorcón — one of the five major cities that surround Madrid in its southern part
  • Fuenlabrada — one of the five major cities that surround Madrid in its southern part
  • San Martín de Valdeiglesias
  • Sierra de Guadarrama — a mountainous area with the glorious scenery to Los Cotos as well as the Peñalara Nature Park.
  • Torrelaguna

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