Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain

🇪🇸 Alcobendas is a municipality located in the Community of Madrid, central Spain. It is located roughly 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Madrid and 7 kilometres (4 mi) from Barajas International Airport. It includes a central urban zone, a recently built district known as Valdelasfuentes, La Moraleja and El Soto de la Moraleja residential zones, the Valdelatas nature reserve and a light industrial estate. A business park called Valdelacasa for high-tech firms is being built. It is the location of a basketball museum organised by the Pedro Ferrándiz Foundation where the FIBA Hall of Fame is located. Once a working class area, Alcobendas has become one of the more economically affluent suburban areas of the Madrid metropolitan area and also contains the exclusive residential area of La Moraleja.

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Alcobendas has a population of over 113,300 people. Alcobendas also forms part of the wider Madrid metropolitan area which has a population of over 6,641,649 people.

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