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City Coat of Arms
Escudo de Colmenar Viejo(Vide Moderne).svg
General Information
Autonomous community: Madrid
Province: Madrid
Postal code: 28770
Area code: 34 (Spain) + 91 (Madrid)
Homepage: www.colmenarviejo.es
Flag of Colmenar Viejo
Flag of the city of Colmenar Viejo
Map: Colmenar Viejo in the community
Politics
Mayor Jose Maria de Federico (PP)
Population
Population: 40878 (2006)
Population density: 216 inh/km²
Geography
Area: 183 km²
Location: 40° 40' n.
3° 46' w.
Altitude 800 m

Colmenar Viejo is a town of about 40,000 inhabitants, located in the autonomous community of Madrid, Spain, 30 kilometers north of Madrid on the M-607 motorway.

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Tourism

The most important tourist attractions places in Colmenar Viejo are:

Festivities

  • Fiesta de la Vaquilla, February 2
  • Fiesta de la Maya, May 2
  • Festivities in honour of the Virgen of Remedios, last weekend of August
  • Day of Colmenar Viejo, commemorating the villages endorsement by Ferdinand II of Aragon, November 22

Twin towns

See also

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Coordinates: 40°39′32″N 3°45′57″W / 40.65889°N 3.76583°W / 40.65889; -3.76583

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