Madrid lies on the River Manzanares in the centre of both the country and the Community of Madrid (which comprises the city of Madrid, its conurbation and extended suburbs and villages); this community is bordered by the autonomous communities of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha . As the capital city of Spain, seat of government , and residence of the Spanish monarch , Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the country.  The current mayor is Manuela Carmena from Ahora Madrid .
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The modern Madrid is one of the greenest cities in Europe and the most popular destination in Spain. Whether you want to experience its legendary nightlife or a flamenco show, this is the place to be.
Madrid  is the capital and largest city of Spain , as well as the capital of the autonomous community of the same name ( Comunidad de Madrid ). The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million with a metro area population of almost 6.5 million. Madrid is best known for its great cultural and artistic heritage, a good example of which is the El Prado museum. Madrid also boasts some of the liveliest nightlife in the world.