Amazon Quiz (August 27, 2021): Identify this city, the most populous city of Spain.

Options:

1) Barcelona

2) Madrid

3) Seville

4) Valencia

Answer: Madrid

In addition to being Spain's most populated city, Madrid is also its national capital. Madrid also holds the title of being the second largest city in the whole of European Union has almost 3.4 million inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.7 million.

As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the country. The mayor is José Luis Martínez-Almeida from the People's Party.

Madrid has a continental Mediterranean climate in the western half of the city transitioning to a semi-arid climate  in the eastern half.

Winters are cool due to its altitude, which is approximately 667 m (2,188 ft) above sea level, including sporadic snowfalls and frequent frosts between December and February. Summers are hot, in the warmest month, July, average temperatures during the day range from 32 to 34 °C (90 to 93 °F) depending on location  

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