Madrid

Madrid 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.
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Popular Destinations

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

is a district of Madrid. 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.

is the central district of the city of Madrid, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Chamberí is a middle-class residential district in Madrid. Photo: edans, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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

Square
The Plaza Mayor is a major public space in the heart of Madrid, the capital of . Photo: Sebatan, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Theatre
or simply El Real, as it is known colloquially, is a major opera house located in Madrid. Photo: Kadellar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

Retiro is a district in eastern-central Madrid. While it is dominated by the Retiro Park, it also houses 125,000 residents. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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

is a district in southern Madrid on the banks of river Manzanares. Photo: Barcex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Moncloa-Aravaca is a district in western Madrid. It includes several university campuses, the Argüelles neighbourhood and the huge Casa de Campo park. Photo: Malopez 21, CC BY-SA 4.0.

La Latina and Austrias are neighbourhoods in central Madrid. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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 Madrid.

Localities in the Area

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 Madrid.

Suburb
is a district of Madrid located in the southwestern corner of the municipality. Photo: Bernardo Baggio, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is one of the 21 districts of the city of Madrid, . Photo: Tim Adams, CC BY 3.0.

Madrid

Latitude
40.4154° or 40° 24' 55.5" north
Longitude
-3.7074° or 3° 42' 26.6" west
Open Location Code
8CGRC78V+52
Population
3,230,000
IATA airport code
MAD
United Nations Location Code
ES MAD
Elevation
665 metres (2182 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 21068295
Geo­Names ID
3117735
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Madrid
  • Abkhazian: Мaдрид
  • Abkhazian: Мадрид
  • Achinese: Madrid
  • Adyghe: Мадрид
  • Afar: Madrid
  • Afrikaans: Madrid
  • Akan: Madrid
  • Albanian: Madrid
  • Albanian: Madridi
  • Amharic: ማድሪድ
  • Arabic: Madrid
  • Arabic: مجريط
  • Arabic: مدريد
  • Aragonese: Madrit
  • Armenian: Մադրիդ
  • Armenian: Մատրիտ
  • Arpitan: Madrid
  • Asturian: Ciudá de Madrid
  • Asturian: Madrid
  • Asturian: Villa de Madrid
  • Avaric: Madrid
  • Avaric: Мадрид
  • Aymara: Madrid
  • Azerbaijani: Madrid
  • Bambara: Madrid
  • Bashkir: Мадрид
  • Basque: Madril
  • Bavarian: Madrid
  • Belarusian: Мадрыд
  • Bengali: মাদ্রিদ
  • Bislama: Madrid
  • Bosnian: Madrid
  • Breton: Madrid
  • Bulgarian: Мадрид
  • Burmese: မဒရစ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Madrid
  • Cebuano: Madrid (munisipyo sa Espanya, Comunidad de Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, lat 40,49, long -3,68)
  • Cebuano: Madrid
  • Central Bikol: Madrid
  • Central Kurdish: مەدرید
  • Chamorro: Madrid
  • Chavacano: Madrid
  • Chechen: Мадрид
  • Cheyenne: Madrid
  • Chinese: Madrid
  • Chinese: Mǎdélǐ
  • Chinese: 馬德里
  • Chinese: 马德里
  • Chuvash: Мадрид
  • Cornish: Madrid
  • Corsican: Madrid
  • Corsican: Madridi
  • Crimean Tatar: Madrid
  • Croatian: Madrid
  • Czech: Madrid
  • Danish: Madrid
  • Dimli (individual language): Madrid
  • Dutch: Madrid
  • Eastern Mari: Мадрид
  • Egyptian Arabic: مجريط
  • Egyptian Arabic: مدريد
  • English: City of Madrid
  • English: Madrid, Spain
  • Erzya: Мадрид ош
  • Esperanto: Madrido
  • Estonian: Madrid
  • Ewe: Madrid
  • Extremaduran: Mairil
  • Faroese: Madrid
  • Fiji Hindi: Madrid
  • Finnish: Madrid
  • French: Madrid
  • French: Madrid (Espagne)
  • French: Ville de Madrid
  • Friulian: Madrid
  • Gagauz: Madrid
  • Galician: Madrid
  • Galician: مادريد
  • Georgian: მადრიდი
  • German: Madrid
  • Gilaki: مادريد
  • Goan Konkani: माद्रिद
  • Gothic: 𐌼𐌰𐌳𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌳
  • Greek: Μαδρίτη
  • Guarani: Madrid
  • Gujarati: મેડ્રિડ
  • Haitian: Madrid
  • Hakka Chinese: Madrid
  • Hakka Chinese: Mâ-tet-lî
  • Hausa: Madrid
  • Hausa: Makelika
  • Hawaiian: Makelika
  • Hebrew: מדריד
  • Hindi: मद्रिद
  • Hindi: मेड्रिड
  • Hindi: मैड्रिड
  • Hungarian: Madrid
  • Icelandic: Madrid
  • Icelandic: Madríd
  • Ido: Madrid
  • Iloko: Madrid
  • Indonesian: Madrid
  • Ingush: Мадрид
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Madrid
  • Interlingue: Madrid
  • Irish: Maidrid
  • Italian: Madrid
  • Jamaican Creole English: Madrid
  • Jamaican Creole English: Majrid, Spien
  • Japanese: マドリッド
  • Japanese: マドリード
  • Japanese: マドリード市
  • Javanese: Madrid
  • Kabardian: Мадрид
  • Kabiyè: Maadiriidi
  • Kabyle: Madrid
  • Kalaallisut: Madrid
  • Kannada: ಮಡ್ರಿಡ್
  • Kannada: ಮಾದ್ರಿದ್
  • Kannada: ಮ್ಯಾಡ್ರಿಡ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Madrid
  • Kashubian: Madrit
  • Kazakh: Мадрид
  • Kazakh: Мадрид қаласы
  • Kinyarwanda: Madrid
  • Kirghiz: Мадрид
  • Komi-Permyak: Мадрид
  • Komi: Мадрид
  • Korean: 마드리드
  • Kotava: Madrid
  • Kurdish: Madrîd
  • Ladino: Madrid
  • Lao: Madrid
  • Latin: Matritum
  • Latvian: Madride
  • Lezghian: Мадрид
  • Ligurian: Madrid
  • Limburgan: Madrid
  • Lingala: Madrid
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Madrid
  • Literary Chinese: 馬德里
  • Lithuanian: Madridas
  • Livvi: Madridu
  • Lombard: Madrid
  • Low German: Madrid
  • Low German: Medrid
  • Lower Sorbian: Madrid
  • Luxembourgish: Madrid
  • Macedo-Romanian: Madrid
  • Macedonian: Мадрид
  • Malagasy: Madrid
  • Malay: Madrid
  • Malayalam: മാഡ്രിഡ്
  • Maltese: Madrid
  • Manx: Madrid
  • Maori: Madrid
  • Marathi: माद्रिद
  • Mazanderani: مادرید
  • Min Dong Chinese: Madrid
  • Min Dong Chinese: Mā-dáik-lī
  • Min Nan Chinese: Madrid
  • Mingrelian: მადრიდი
  • Mirandese: Madrid
  • Mongolian: Мадрид
  • Moroccan Arabic: مدريد
  • N'Ko: ߊߛߌߔߊ߲߫ ߞߎߓߋߘߊ
  • N'Ko: ߡߊ߬ߘߙߌߘ
  • Narom: Madri
  • Nauru: Madrid
  • Nepali: माद्री
  • Nepali: म्याड्रिड
  • Newari: माद्री
  • Northern Frisian: Madrid
  • Northern Luri: مادرید
  • Northern Sami: Madrid
  • Norwegian: Madrid
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Madrid
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Madrid
  • Novial: Madrid
  • Nyanja: Madrid
  • Occitan (post 1500): Madrid
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܡܕܪܝܕ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Madrid
  • Oriya: ମାଡ୍ରିଦ
  • Ossetian: Мадрид
  • Pampanga: Madrid
  • Panjabi: ਮਾਦਰਿਦ
  • Panjabi: ਮਾਦਰੀਦ
  • Papiamento: Madrid
  • Pennsylvania German: Madrid
  • Persian: مادرید
  • Picard: Madrid
  • Piemontese: Madrid
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Madrid
  • Polish: Madryt
  • Portuguese: Madri
  • Portuguese: Madrid
  • Pushto: مادريد
  • Quechua: Madrid
  • Quechua: Madrid llaqta
  • Romanian: Madrid
  • Romansh: Madrid
  • Rundi: Madrid
  • Russia Buriat: Мадрид
  • Russian: Мадрид
  • Rusyn: Мадрід
  • Samoan: Madrid
  • Samogitian: Madrids
  • Sanskrit: मद्रिद्
  • Santali: ᱢᱟᱫᱨᱤᱫ
  • Santali: ᱢᱟᱫᱽᱨᱤᱫᱽ
  • Sardinian: Madrid
  • Saterfriesisch: Madrid
  • Scots: Madrid
  • Scottish Gaelic: Madrid
  • Serbian: Мадрид
  • Serbo-Croatian: Madrid
  • Shona: Madrid
  • Sicilian: Madrid
  • Silesian: Madryt
  • Sinhala: මැඩ්‍රිඩ්
  • Slovak: Madrid
  • Slovenian: Madrid
  • Somali: Madrid
  • South Azerbaijani: مادرید
  • Southern Sotho: Madrid
  • Spanish: La Villa y Corte de Madrid
  • Spanish: Los Madriles
  • Spanish: Madrid
  • Spanish: Villa de Madrid
  • Sranan Tongo: Madrid
  • Sundanese: Madrid
  • Swahili: Madrid
  • Swedish: Madrid (kommun i Spanien, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, lat 40,49, long -3,68)
  • Swedish: Madrid
  • Swiss German: Madrid
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Madrid
  • Tagalog: Madrid
  • Tahitian: Madrid
  • Tajik: Мадрид
  • Tamil: மட்ரிட்
  • Tamil: மத்ரித்
  • Tamil: மாட்ரிட்
  • Tatar: Madrid
  • Tatar: Мадрид
  • Telugu: మద్రిడ్
  • Telugu: మాడ్రిడ్
  • Tetum: Madríd
  • Thai: มาดริด
  • Tibetan: མ་ད་རིད།
  • Tigrinya: ማድሪድ
  • Tok Pisin: Madrid
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Madrid
  • Tosk Albanian: Madrid
  • Tswana: Madrid
  • Tunisian Arabic: مدريد
  • Turkish: Madrid
  • Turkmen: Madrid
  • Twi: Madrid
  • Udmurt: Мадрид
  • Uighur: Madrid
  • Uighur: مادرىد
  • Ukrainian: Мадрид
  • Upper Sorbian: Madrid
  • Urdu: میدرد
  • Uzbek: Madrid
  • Venda: Madrid
  • Venetian: Madrid
  • Veps: Madrid
  • Vietnamese: Madrid
  • Vlax Romani: Madrid
  • Volapük: Madrid
  • Võro: Madrid
  • Waray (Philippines): Madrid
  • Welsh: Madrid
  • Western Armenian: Մատրիտ
  • Western Frisian: Madrid
  • Western Mari: Мадрид
  • Western Panjabi: مادرید
  • Western Panjabi: میڈرڈ
  • Wolof: Madrid
  • Wu Chinese: 马德里市
  • Xhosa: Madrid
  • Yakut: Мадрид
  • Yiddish: מאדריד
  • Yoruba: Madrid
  • Yue Chinese: 馬德里
  • Zhuang: Madrid
  • Madrìd
  • Magerit
  • මැඩ්රිඩ්

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