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Brunete
—  Municipality  —

Coat of arms
Brunete is located in Spain
Brunete
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°24′0″N 3°59′37″W / 40.4°N 3.99361°W / 40.4; -3.99361Coordinates: 40°24′0″N 3°59′37″W / 40.4°N 3.99361°W / 40.4; -3.99361
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Madrid
Province Madrid
Comarca Madrid Metropolitan Area
Government
 - Alcalde Félix Gavilanes Gómez (PP)
Area
 - Total 48.9 km2 (18.9 sq mi)
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Population
 - Total 10.004
 Density 0.2/km2 (0.5/sq mi)
 - Demonym brunetense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28690
Official language(s)
Website Official website

Brunete is a town outside Madrid, Spain. There was a major battle fought there during the Spanish Civil War. The battle, while a stalemate, was seen as a tactical victory for the Spanish Nationalist Forces. Francisco Franco is known to have gone hunting there during his rule. It is located 28 km. from the centre of Madrid.

External links

  • Brunete - Instituto de Estadística de la Comunidad de Madrid
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