Getafe

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Getafe
Getafe Air Base - Aerial photograph (2).jpg
Flag of Getafe
Flag
Coat of arms of Getafe
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Getafe is located 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
CountrySpain
RegionCommunity of Madrid
FoundedAround 1326
Government
 • MayorSara Hernández Barroso (2015) (PSOE)
Area
 • Municipality78.74 km2 (30.40 sq mi)
Elevation
622 m (2,041 ft)
Highest elevation
704 m (2,310 ft)
Lowest elevation
540 m (1,770 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Municipality180,747
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
 • Urban
173,057
Demonym(s)getafense (es)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28901–28909
Dialing code+34 (ES) + 91 (M)
WebsiteOfficial website

Getafe is a city 15 km south of Madrid, in the Community of Madrid, Spain. 158,363 people live there. It has great commercial and industrial activity and many mass media. In Getafe there is a university, a military air base, and has a football team in the first division of the Spanish's League.

References[change | change source]

  1. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.