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Madrid (26 photos)
by Daniel Draghici Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 83 N: 8861] (64573)

Magerit, ‘land rich in water’. This is how the Arabs called this area on the central plain of the Iberian Peninsula, close to Sierra de Guadarrama, where King Phillip II of Spain later established the royal court. Later on, it grew into the big city that’s come down to us.

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