Getafe hātä´fā [key], town (1990 pop. 139,068), Madrid prov., central Spain. An industrial and agricultural center S of Madrid, Getafe has become part of the metropolitan area of Madrid. Its manufactures include electrical equipment and aircraft. The Spanish air force has its headquarters in Getafe.

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