Chueca is an area of central Madrid, named after its main square, Plaza de Chueca. It is known as Madrid's gay neighborhood. Plaza de Chueca was named after Spanish composer and author Federico Chueca.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a museum in , Spain. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The is a State-owned art museum located in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway stop
is a station on Line 5 of the Madrid Metro. It is located in Zone A. Photo: IngolfBLN, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a major public library, the largest in Spain, and one of the largest in the world. Photo: dalbera, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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

Sol, Letras and Lavapiés are neighborhoods in central , the capital of . Photo: tomasfano, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is 's capital and largest city, with over 3.2 million residents within the city limits and 6.8 million people live in the autonomous region. Photo: Antoniosancho, CC BY-SA 3.0.


40.4227° or 40° 25' 21.9" north
-3.6993° or 3° 41' 57.6" west
Open Location Code
673 metres (2,208 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1862926475
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: تشويكا
  • Basque: Chueca
  • Catalan: Chueca
  • Chinese: 丘埃卡 (馬德里)
  • Chinese: 丘埃卡 (马德里)
  • Chinese: 丘埃卡
  • Danish: Chueca
  • Dutch: Chueca
  • Esperanto: Chueca
  • French: Chueca
  • German: Chueca
  • Hungarian: Chueca
  • Indonesian: Chueca
  • Italian: Chueca
  • Japanese: チュエカ
  • Malay (generic): Chueca
  • Polish: Chueca
  • Portuguese: Chueca
  • Romanian: Chueca
  • Serbian: Чуека
  • Spanish: Chueca
  • Turkish: Chueca
  • Welsh: Chueca

Other Places Named Chueca

  • Village in Castile-La Mancha, Spain
  • Castile-La Mancha, Spain
  • Railway stop in Community of Madrid, Spain
  • Railway stop in Community of Madrid, Spain
  • Metro station in Community of Madrid, Spain
  • Intermittent stream in Angola

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