Arganzuela

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Arganzuela
District of Madrid
(Vista parcial de Arganzuela y del Calcerón) Aprobado el nuevo ámbito Mahou-Calderón (01) (cropped).jpg
Country Spain
Autonomous community Madrid
Municipality Madrid
Area
 • Total 6.55 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population 148,797
 • Density 27,700/km2 (72,000/sq mi)
Madrid district number 2

Arganzuela is one of the 21 districts of the city of Madrid, Spain.

Geography[edit]

Position[edit]

Arganzuela is located in central-southern Madrid, separated from Latina, Carabanchel and Usera by the river Manzanares. The other bordering districts are Centro, Retiro and Puente de Vallecas.

Subdivision[edit]

The district is administratively divided into 7 wards (Barrios):

Sightseeing[edit]

Matadero Madrid is in Arganzuela, a former slaughterhouse that is currently a free entrance area and cultural centre where many activities take place during daytime.


External links[edit]

Media related to Arganzuela at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°24′10″N 3°41′43″W / 40.402733°N 3.695403°W / 40.402733; -3.695403