in Madrid of Madrid, Spain
- Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid (Unesco heritage, 17 mi)
- Historic City of Toledo (Unesco heritage, 34 mi)
- Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (Unesco heritage, 42 mi)
- Old City of Salamanca (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Aranjuez Cultural Landscape (Unesco heritage, 79 mi)
- Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Faunia (zoo, (12 mi)
- Faro de Moncloa (observation point, (8 mi)
- Warner Bros Park/MovieWorld (amusement park, (15 mi)
- Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (zoo, (5 mi)
- Parques Reunidos (amusement park, (6 mi)
- The Roof (observation point, (8 mi)
- Watchtower of Torrelodones (observation point, (17 mi)
- Aquopolis (amusement park, (12 mi)
- Travel Parks (amusement park, (6 mi)
- Parque de Atracciones Madrid (amusement park, (6 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.346 and -3.825 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 20' 44" and W -3° 49' 29"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:41 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:01 am and 9:41 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -40.373 and 176.283 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Alcorcón in Madrid (Madrid) with it's 167,967 citizens is a place in Spain a little south-west of Madrid, the country's capital city.
Current time in Alcorcón is now 04:41 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Alcorcón, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Spain is Madrid Barajas International Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Spain is Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), North. We encountered 10 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mostoles, Leganes, Fuenlabrada, Villaviciosa de Odon and Boadilla del Monte. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||35°C / 95 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012.2 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Saturday, 20th of July 2019
32°C (90 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 21st of July 2019
33°C (91 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 22nd of July 2019
32°C (90 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Ciudad de Mostoles
AC Hotel La Finca
Eco Via Lusitana
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- Villaviciosa de Odon
- Boadilla del Monte
- Pozuelo de Alarcon
- Moraleja de Enmedio
- Humanes de Madrid
- Torrejon de la Calzada
- Serranillos del Valle
- Torrejon de Velasco
- Villanueva del Pardillo
- Villanueva de la Canada
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
ألكوركون, Горад Алькаркон, Алкоркон, Alcorcón, Alkorkono, アルコルコン, 알코르콘, Alcorconum, Alkorkonas, Алькоркон, 阿尔科尔孔