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Collado Villalba
Country
Bandera de España
     Spain
Autonomous Community
Bandera de la Comunidad de Madrid
     Community of Madrid
Bandera Collado Villalba.jpg
Escudo Collado-Villalba.gif
Collado Villalba (Madrid) mapa.svg
Province Province of Madrid
Postal Code 28400
Telephone prefix (+34) 91
Latitude 40º36 Norte
Longitude 3º59 Oeste
Height 903 m
Land surface 26,50 km²
Population 57.889 hab. (04/10/2005)
Density 2.184 hab./km²

Collado Villalba is a municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain. It is located 39 kilometres north-west of Madrid the capital city of Spain, at an altitude of 917m above sea level. It has a population density of about 2,184.49 hab./km². The climate of Collado Villalba is Mediterranean-continental.

On December 12th, 2009 it will be the host town of Sebastian's Julefrokost. This is the third such event, having been previously hosted in Crumlin and Ballymun, both areas of Dublin, Ireland, in 2006 & 2008.

I.E.S Lázaro Cárdenas of Collado Villalba conducts an annual School to School Exchange with Woburn Memorial High School in Woburn, MA USA. 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.

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Coordinates: 40°38′N 4°00′W / 40.633°N 4°W / 40.633; -4

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