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San Sebastián de los Reyes

San Sebastián de los Reyes
Flag of San Sebastián de los Reyes
Flag
Coat of arms of San Sebastián de los Reyes
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Sanse, Pamplona chica
San Sebastián de los Reyes is located in Spain
San Sebastián de los Reyes
San Sebastián de los Reyes
San Sebastián de los Reyes is located in Community of Madrid
San Sebastián de los Reyes
San Sebastián de los Reyes
Coordinates: 40°32′49″N3°37′33″W / 40.54694°N 3.62583°W / 40.54694; -3.62583
Country Spain
Region Community of Madrid
Founded 1492
Government
 • Type ayuntamiento
 • Mayor Narciso Romero (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 59.26 km2 (22.88 sq mi)
 • Land 59.26 km2 (22.88 sq mi)
Elevation
730 m (2,400 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total 87,724
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2)
Post code
28701-28703, 28706-28709
Area code(s) +34 91
Website http://www.ssreyes.org/

San Sebastián de los Reyes (colloquially called "Sanse") is a municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1492, it is located 20 km north of Madrid.

Geography [ edit ]

The urban continuum of Alcobendas and San Sebastián de los Reyes as seen by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2.

It forms an urban continuum with the neighboring Alcobendas,[2]

Transport [ edit ]

Alcobendas and San Sebastián de los Reyes share a common Renfe commuter line to Madrid Atocha. Access by road is also excellent as it lies at the northernmost junctions of the motorway network to Zaragoza, Burgos, Barajas airport, and the Madrid motorway highway.

Economy [ edit ]

Major industrial companies have branches in San Sebastián de los Reyes, including IKEA, Leroy Merlin, PC City, Selther, Carrefour, Alternate, Media Markt, Telepizza, Antena 3, and many more.

Sport [ edit ]

The Jarama Circuit, located in the north of the municipality, hosted the Spanish Grand Prix and Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix between the 1960s and 1980s. A women's soccer team, Madrid CFF, plays in the Primera División (women) but it hasn't gone good for them there. They are from Madrid, but their stadium is in San Sebastián.

Town hall

Town twinning [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Díaz Pacheco, Jaime; Hewitt, Richard (2010). "El territorio como bien de consumo las grandes superficies comerciales en el contexto metropolitano y su implicación para el desarrollo urbano sostenible". In Carlos Cornejo Nieto; Juan Morán Sáez; José Prada Trigo (eds.). Ciudad, territorio y paisaje: Reflexiones para un debate multidisciplinar (PDF). p. 243. ISBN 978-84-92943-28-9.
  3. ^ "Los jóvenes de Sanse visitan la ciudad hermana de Baunatal". Gente Digital. 27 September 2012.

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