Torrejón de Ardoz

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Torrejón de Ardoz
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Torrejón de Ardoz is located in Spain
Torrejón de Ardoz
Torrejón de Ardoz
Torrejón de Ardoz is located in Community of Madrid
Torrejón de Ardoz
Torrejón de Ardoz
Coordinates: 40°27′41″N 3°29′52″W / 40.46139°N 3.49778°W / 40.46139; -3.49778Coordinates: 40°27′41″N 3°29′52″W / 40.46139°N 3.49778°W / 40.46139; -3.49778
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCommunity of Madrid
Government
 • MayorIgnacio Vázquez Casavilla (PP)
Area
 • Municipality32.49 km2 (12.54 sq mi)
Elevation
568 m (1,864 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Municipality129,729
 • Urban
127,132
 • Demonym
Torrejonero -a
Time zoneUTC+1 (EST)
Websiteayto-torrejon.es

Torrejón de Ardoz is a city and municipality in the Community of Madrid in Spain. In 2021, 132,771 people lived there.

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The European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen), an agency of the European Union, is in Torrejón de Ardoz. It is also the home of the headquarters of the Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA), the Spanish space agency.

The Torrejón Air Base/Madrid–Torrejón Airport is on the municipality.

References[change | change source]

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