Collado Villalba

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Collado Villalba
Villalba
Flag of Collado Villalba
Flag
Coat of arms of Collado Villalba
Coat of arms
Location in the Community of Madrid, Spain
Location in the Community of Madrid, Spain
Coordinates: 40°38′00″N 4°00′30″W / 40.63333°N 4.00833°W / 40.63333; -4.00833Coordinates: 40°38′00″N 4°00′30″W / 40.63333°N 4.00833°W / 40.63333; -4.00833
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCommunity of Madrid
ProvinceMadrid
Area
 • Total26.5 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation917 m (3,009 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total62,152
 • Density2,345.36/km2 (6,074.5/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Villalbinos/as
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code28400
Area code(s)34 (Spain) + 91 (Madrid)
WebsiteOfficial website

Collado Villalba (Spanish pronunciation: [koˈʎaðo βiˈʎalβa]) is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, in central Spain. It is located 40.3 kilometres north-west of the city of Madrid, at an altitude of 917 meters above sea level. It has a population of 62,152 (2017), with a population density of 2,345.36 per km². Collado Villalba has a hot summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csa).

I.E.S Lázaro Cárdenas of Collado Villalba conducts an annual school to school exchange with Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts. It has been managed by Professor Ramón José García Rubio for over 20 years. In addition to this school to school exchange, the municipality has been twinned since 1991 with the French city of Bègles, located in the Bordeaux metropolitan area in Southwestern France. I.E.S María Guerrero of the same town have started to make an exchange with the high school Minervaskolan of Umeå, located 600 kilometres north of Stockholm, in Sweden.

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