It is the third-most populous metropolitan area in the European Union after Paris and London.
Madrid has many trees, with about 500,000. In 2005, the city had 300,000 and only Tokyo had more trees (100,000 more), but also had three times more population than Madrid.
The city is the 22nd most expensive city in the world in 2008
Madrid is notable for its nightlife and night clubs.
Madrilenian youth are known for dancing all night long.
Real Madrid is o the most prestigious football clubs in the world, having won a record 9 European Cups.
IE Business School recently ranked #1 in WSJ's 2009 rankings for Best MBA Programs under 2 years worldwide .
the Complutense University of Madrid founded in 1293, which is one of the oldest universities in the world. It has 10,000 staff members and a student population of 117,000.
The subway, it is now the second largest metro system in Western Europe.
Madrid population is around 6 million.
Madrid is considered one of the top European destinations concerning art museums.