Fuenlabrada is a city in Spain. It is located in the Autonomous Region and in the Madrid metropolitan area, about 20 km south of the Spanish capital. The city has 197 520 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2013 ) and a very young population structure. Fuenlabrada is like the system of cities south of Madrid grown rapidly since the 1970s and has grown from a 2,000 - person village to the satellite city. In Fuenlabrada is a campus of the University Rey Juan Carlos.