Madrid

What is Madrid known for?


diverse+manufacturing

. Industry started to develop on a large scale only in the 20th century, Juliá, S. et al. (1995), ''Madrid, Historia de una capital'' but then grew rapidly, especially during the "Spanish miracle" period around the 1960s. The economy of the city was then centred on diverse manufacturing industries such as those related to motor vehicles, aircraft, chemicals, electronic devices, pharmaceuticals, processed food (Food processing), printed materials, and leather goods.


work traditional

;siesta" can be still observed during which some citizens take a break to cool off, though '''Madrileños''' can usually only afford this 'luxury' during holidays and weekends. Most stores are open during all the day; just small stores are often closed during this time. Workers and those more afflicted by Western lifestyles choose not to observe this long break and work traditional business hours, which are usually between 9AM and 6-7PM. During summer many offices, however, will have a summer


attacks fact

; in 1999 and 2001 at the Pacha Ibiza awards. He has been known to play up to 30 gigs a month in locations including Greece, Malta, Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Belfast, and Russia. According to Morillo, his most memorable job was on Ibiza’s White Isle after the September 11 attacks: birth_date 1930 birth_place Madrid, Spain death_date 1992 death_date 1992 birth_place Madrid, Spain


music story

In 2004, Sizzla was barred from entering the United Kingdom for several concerts, and was among a group of reggae artists who were being investigated by Scotland Yard for inciting murder of homosexuals (Homosexuality) through their lyrics.music story 2007 09 25 concerts-reggae-antigay.html Coalition seeks ejection of reggae stars over anti-gay lyrics Some of Sizzla's songs contain lyrics that advocate violence against LGBT people

agenda sizzla-firehouse-crew-dynamic-cancelled title Sizzla & The Firehouse Crew, DYnamic: CANCELLED date 2012-04-04 . Controversy In 2004, Sizzla was barred from entering the United Kingdom for several concerts, and was among a group of reggae artists who were being investigated by Scotland Yard for inciting murder of homosexuals (Homosexuality) through their lyrics. music story 2007 09 25 concerts-reggae-antigay.html Coalition


national top

the album among the national Top 10 of the year. Despite the limited success in terms of album sales, this helped Dover manage to gain a foothold in the music scene in Madrid and even recorded their first music video "Come With Me" by John Bouillon, but this song was not released as a single properly, though it was the most demanded for at concerts by fans. In 2006, doctor fish spa resorts opened in Hakone, Japan, and in Umag, Croatia, where the fish are used to clean the bathers at the spa. There are also spas in resorts in China, Belgium, the Netherlands, South Korea, Singapore, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovakia, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Bucharest and Sibiu (Romania), Madrid (Corralejo Fuerteventura Dr Fish) and Barcelona (Spain), France and Trondheim (Norway). In 2008, the first widely known doctor fish pedicure service was opened in the United States in Alexandria, Virginia, and later in Woodbridge, Virginia. In 2010 the first U.K. spa opened in Sheffield.


community+style

resources. Demographics class "wikitable sortable" style "float:right; margin:10px" - style "text-align:center;" ! Year ! Municipality ! Community (Community of Madrid) ! % - style "text-align:left;" 1897 542,739 730,807 74.27 - style "text-align:left;" 1900 575,675 773,011 74.47 - style "text-align:left;" 1910 614,322 831,254 73.90 - style "text-align:left;" 1920 823,711 1,048,908 78.53 - style


acclaimed roles

on television and theatre


works based

Theatre in Madrid, Spain. For the next three years he would acquire an acute knowledge of traditional Spanish Dancing while producing new works based on Spanish themes — ''Carmen et son toréro'' (''Carmen and the Bullfighter''), ''La Perle de Séville'' (''The Pearl of Seville''), ''L’Aventure d’une fille de Madrid'' (''The Adventures of a Madrileña''), ''La Fleur de Grenade'' (''The Flower of Grenada'') and ''Départ pour la course des taureaux'' (''Leaving for the Bull Races


classic horror

, and director working primarily in horror films. His portrayals of numerous classic horror figures—the wolfman (Werewolf fiction), the hunchback, Count Dracula, the mummy—have earned him recognition as the Spanish Lon Chaney (Lon Chaney, Sr.). He was also known as the "Boris Karloff of Spain" and he had one of the most recognizable faces in Spanish horror film. Wanna

in horror films. His portrayals of numerous classic horror figures—the wolfman (Werewolf fiction), the hunchback, Count Dracula, the mummy—have earned him recognition as the Spanish Lon Chaney (Lon Chaney, Sr.). He was also known as the "Boris Karloff of Spain" and he had one of the most recognizable faces in Spanish horror film. Wanna Pay Tribute to Paul Naschy


world poetry

Reina Sofía (Sofía of Spain) Iberoamericas Prize (Spain). In 1997 he was appointed as the Chair of the Real Academia Española. In 2004 he was awarded the inaugural Federico García Lorca Poetry Prize by the City of Granada. His work is represented in the major anthologies of Spanish poetry of the 20th century, and is also included in the'' Vintage Book Of Contemporary World Poetry'' (Random House, 1996). He taught at the University of New Mexico from 1974 to 1994. Before his death

Madrid

'''Madrid''' (

The city is located on the Manzanares River (Manzanares (river)) in the centre of both the country (Spain) and the Community of Madrid (which comprises the city of Madrid, its conurbation and extended suburbs and villages); this community is bordered by the autonomous communities (Autonomous communities of Spain) of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence (Spanish royal sites) of the Spanish monarch (Monarchy of Spain), Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural centre of Spain. The current mayor is Ana Botella from the People's Party (People's Party (Spain)) (PP).

The Madrid urban agglomeration has the third-largest GDP (List of cities by GDP)

Madrid houses the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), belonging to the United Nations Organization (UN), the SEGIB, the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), and the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB). It also hosts major international regulators of Spanish: the Standing Committee of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, headquarters of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), the Cervantes Institute and the Foundation of Urgent Spanish (Fundéu BBVA). Madrid organizes fairs such as FITUR, SIMO TCI SIMO TCI and the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. Madrid Fashion Week

While Madrid possesses a modern infrastructure, it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighbourhoods and streets. Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre (Teatro Real) with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library (Biblioteca Nacional de España) building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums,

Madrid is home to two world-famous football (Association football) clubs, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid.

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