Villaviciosa de Odón

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Villaviciosa de Odón
Municipality
Flag of Villaviciosa de Odón
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Coat of arms of Villaviciosa de Odón
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Location of Villaviciosa de Odón
Location of Villaviciosa de Odón
Villaviciosa de Odón is located in Spain
Villaviciosa de Odón
Villaviciosa de Odón
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°21′30″N 3°54′12″W / 40.35833°N 3.90333°W / 40.35833; -3.90333Coordinates: 40°21′30″N 3°54′12″W / 40.35833°N 3.90333°W / 40.35833; -3.90333
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Madrid
Province Madrid
Comarca Madrid metropolitan area
Founded 18th century
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Plaza Hernández (PP)
Area
 • Total 68.17 km2 (26.32 sq mi)
Elevation 650 m (2,130 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 26,475
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym Villaodonense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28670-28679
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Villaviciosa de Odón is a municipality in the western zone of the Community of Madrid in Spain. The village is located 15 km west Madrid's city center, in the western zone of the metro area. Located within the city is the Spanish Air Force Museum and the Universidad Europea de Madrid.

Villaviciosa's quiet lifestyle and its proximity to Madrid propitiated rapid and extensive development during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Because of its proximity to the Universidad Europea de Madrid, it has become a university city, with well-developed residential area and amenities for students. The village contains the Castle of Villaviciosa de Odón.

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