Colon square

Plaza de Colón is located in the encounter of , Centro and Salamanca districts of , . This plaza and its fountain commemorate the explorer Christopher Columbus, whose name in Spanish was Cristóbal Colón.
Photo: criminalintent, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
A or waxworks usually consists of a collection of wax sculptures representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities exhibited in lifelike poses, wearing real clothes.

Library
The is a major public library, the largest in Spain, and one of the largest in the world. is situated 170 metres south of Colon square. Photo: dalbera, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
The is a museum in , Spain. is situated 240 metres southeast of Colon square. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Work of art
The is a monument in , Spain. Photo: Σπάρτακος, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is an area of central Madrid, named after its main square, Plaza de . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of . It is located northeast of the centre and is considered to be the poshest neighbourhood of the city. Photo: Zaqarbal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Malasaña, Chueca, Conde Duque and Salesas are neighbourhoods in northern central . Photo: Zarateman, CC0.

Colon square

Latitude
40.4252° or 40° 25' 30.8" north
Longitude
-3.6904° or 3° 41' 25.6" west
Open Location Code
8CGRC8G5+3R
Elevation
663 metres (2,175 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 699379821
Geo­Names ID
6452717
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Kolon plaza
  • Catalan: Plaza de Colón
  • Cebuano: Plaza de Colón
  • Chinese: 哥伦布广场
  • Dutch: Plaza de Colón
  • English: Plaza de Colón
  • English: plaza de Colon
  • English: plaza de Colón
  • Esperanto: Placo Kolumbo
  • French: Place Colomb
  • French: place Colomb
  • French: plaza de Colón
  • Gallegan: Plaza de Colón de Madrid
  • German: Plaza de Colón
  • Hebrew: פלאסה דה קולון
  • Italian: plaza de Colón
  • Japanese: コロン広場
  • Japanese: プラサ・デ・コロン
  • Korean: 콜론 광장
  • Polish: Plaza de Colón
  • Portuguese: Plaza de Colón
  • Spanish: Plaza de Colon
  • Spanish: Plaza de Colón
  • Spanish: plaza de Colón
  • Swedish: Plaza de Colón
  • Turkish: Plaza de Colón

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