Madrid is the capital of Spain as well as the Spanish city that attracts the most visitors. With more than 10 million visitors in 2018, Madrid ranks among one of the most popular cities in Europe.
The city has a nominal GDP of USD 227,411 million and a nominal GDP per capita of USD 34,425, representing a PPP GDP per capita of USD 40,720, being the 1st Spanish metropolitan area in economic activity; and the tenth of Europe after London, Paris, Rin-Ruhr, Amsterdam, Milan, Brussels, Moscow, Frankfurt am Main and Munich. Madrid is also the Spanish city with the most hotel overnight stays.
It is an influential cultural center and has museums of international reference, among which the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and CaixaForum Madrid