San Sebastián de los Reyes

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San Sebastián de los Reyes
Municipality
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
Location of San Sebastián de los Reyes within Madrid
Location of San Sebastián de los Reyes within Madrid
Coordinates: 40°32′49″N 3°37′33″W / 40.54694°N 3.62583°W / 40.54694; -3.62583
Country Spain Spain
Region Community of Madrid Community of Madrid
Comarca Madrid metropolitan area
Founded 1492
Government
 • Type Ayuntamiento
 • Mayor Manuel Ángel Fernández Mateo (PP)
Area
 • Total 59.26 km2 (22.88 sq mi)
 • Land 59.26 km2 (22.88 sq mi)
Elevation 730 m (2,400 ft)
Population (2009)INE
 • Total 75,912
 • Density 1,170/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Post code 28701-28703, 28706-28709
Area code(s) +34 91
Website http://www.ssreyes.org/
Town hall

San Sebastián de los Reyes (colloquially called "Sanse") is a municipality in the Community of Madrid in Spain. Founded in 1492, it is located 20 km north of Madrid. The city is twinned with Baunatal in Germany. It is geographically joined with neighboring Alcobendas and they 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. 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.

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