Getafe Tourism, Spain

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Getafe (Spanish pronunciation: [xeˈtafe]) is a city in the south of the Madrid metropolitan area, Spain, and one of the most populated and industrialised cities in the area. It is home to one of the oldest Spanish military air bases and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Within the city is the Cerro de los Ángeles, or Hill of the Angels, a site considered the geographical center of the Iberian Peninsula. Getafe is located 13 km south of Madrid's city centre, within a flat area of Spain's Meseta Central in the Manzanares River basin. Getafe's proximity to Madrid fostered industrial development during the 20th and 21st centuries. The city's industrialisation led to an increase in population, reaching 170,115 in 2011. Due to its industrial and social networks, the majority of residents work or study within the city. The increase in population led to the construction of numerous access roads, an increase in available public services, and the creation of new neighborhoods at the end of the 20th century.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Getafe in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Getafe like a local. When planning a trip to Getafe, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Madrid. Take a short trip from Getafe and set some time aside to explore the Madrid. Dotted with places like Museo Nacional Del Prado, Parque Del Retiro, Madrid Cable Car; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Getafe are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Getafe*

  • Pollution Statistics in Getafe

    Know the pollution level of Getafe before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 67.43 (High)
    • Water Pollution 19.85 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.21 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.06 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.2 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.94 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35.36 (Low)
  • Getafe: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Getafe for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Getafe.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.86 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.74 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 67.91 (High)
    • Car Stealing 35.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.41 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.1 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.62 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.98 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.97 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.13 (Moderate)
  • Living in Getafe - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Getafe is 156.01 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.94 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 55.73 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.09 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 63.26 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 79.54 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.51 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.09 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Getafe

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Getafe

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.76 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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