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From the Moors to Austrians to Europe

The name Madrid has its origin in Arabic. In the past, Madrid was the scene of changing rulers – Austria, France and others. Today with around seven million inhabitants, the metropolitan region of Madrid is one of the largest metropolises in Europe. With over 3.2 million inhabitants, Madrid is the second largest city in the European Union after Berlin and the largest city and cultural centre in southern Europe.

From SF, Madrid, Spain