Madrid is the capital of Spain.
Madrid is the #13 city in the world according to the Global Power City Index (GPCI) which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to their “magnetism”, or their comprehensive power to attract people, capital, and enterprises from around the world. It does so through measuring 6 functions—Economy, Research and Development, Cultural Interaction, Liveability, Environment, and Accessibility.
Madrid is the #28 city in the world according to the Global Financial Centres Index (GPCI) which evaluates and ranks the competitiveness of the major financial centres of the world according to a wide range of criteria – Human Capital, Business, Finance, Infrastructure and Reputation.
Madrid is an Alpha city according to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation.
Alpha level cities are linked to major economic states and regions and into the world economy.
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