Madrid is 's capital and largest city, with 3.3 million citizens. 6.5 million people live in the autonomous community of the same name. The city has an impressive cultural and architectural heritage, which includes grand avenues, plazas, buildings and monuments, and world-class art galleries and museums.

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Sol, Letras and Lavapiés are neighborhoods in central , the capital of .

Malasaña, Chueca, Conde Duque and Salesas are neighbourhoods in northern central .

La Latina and Austrias are neighbourhoods in central .

Chamberí is a middle-class residential district in .


Retiro is a district in eastern-central . While it is dominated by the Retiro Park, it also houses 125,000 residents.

Moncloa-Aravaca is a district in western . It includes several university campuses, the Argüelles neighbourhood and the huge Casa de Campo park.

is a district of . It is located northeast of the centre and is considered to be the poshest neighbourhood of the city.

For the purposes of this guide, districts of Chamartín, Tetuán, Fuencarral, Moncloa-Aravaca, Ciudad Lineal, Hortaleza, San Blas and Barajas are considered as the of .

is a district in southern on the banks of river Manzanares.

For the purposes of this guide, districts of Latina, Moratalaz, Usera, Puente de Vallecas, Moratalaz, Villaverde, Villa de Vallecas and Vicálvaro are considered as the of .

Landmarks in the Area

The Biblioteca Nacional de España is a major public library, the largest in Spain, and one of the largest in the world.

The Vicente Calderón Stadium was the home stadium of Atlético Madrid since its completion in 1966 to 2017, with a seating capacity of 54,907 and located on the banks of the Manzanares, in the district of , Spain.

The Plaza Mayor is a major public space in the heart of , the capital of .

The Buen Retiro Park, Retiro Park or simply El Retiro is one of the largest parks of the city of , .

The National Archaeological Museum is a museum in , .

Localities in the Area

Latina is one of the districts of Madrid. Different from La Latina area in the district of Centro, its name comes from Beatriz Galindo La Latina.

Salamanca is one of the 21 districts that form the city of , Spain.

Usera is one of the 21 districts of the city of , .

Retiro is a district located at the southeast of the city centre of , .

Numancia is a ward of belonging to the district of Puente de Vallecas.


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