Alcalá de Henares is a Spanish city whose historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was founded by Cardinal Jiménez de Cisneros in the early 16th century and was the world’s first planned university city. Many urban cities were modeled after its design. Located in the Autonomous Community of Madrid, 35 km northeast of the city of Madrid at an altitude of 588 m (1,929 ft) above sea level, it has a population of around 200,000, the second-largest city of the region after Madrid.
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Latin American Studies