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Flag of Torrelaguna
Official seal of Torrelaguna
Municipal location within the Community of Madrid.
Municipal location within the Community of Madrid.
Country Spain
Autonomous community Community of Madrid
Province Madrid
Comarca Sierra Norte
 • Mayor Miguel Santos Pérez
 • Total 16.8 sq mi (43.4 km2)
Elevation 2,441 ft (744 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,928
 • Density 290/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28180
The church of Magdalene.

Torrelaguna is a municipality of the Community of Madrid, Spain.


Main sights

The parish church of La Magdalena (started in the 14th century, inaugurated in the 18th century) is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the community of Madrid.

Other sights include:

  • Abbey of the Concepcionistas Descalzas. The chapel has a Plateresque façade from the 16th century, attributed to Juan Gil de Hontañón.
  • Hermitage of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (14th century).
  • Ancient market place
  • Palacio de Salinas, a Renaissance building.
  • Town Hall (1515)
  • Remains of the city walls.

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