Aranjuez

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Aranjuez

(äränghwāth`), town (1990 pop. 38,239), Madrid prov., central Spain, on the Tagus River. As a market for the irrigated horticulture nearby, it is known for its asparagus and strawberries. It was once a royal summer residence with elaborate gardens. The palace burned several times in the 17th cent. but was rebuilt (1727) by Philip V. Now within commuting range of Madrid, the city manufactures chemicals, metal products, and textiles.
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Spain also has one family unit in Aranjuez, Spain, which may be the only one in the world, where mothers and fathers who are both in prison can live together with their children.