Ciudad Lineal

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Ciudad Lineal
"Ciudad Lineal" metro station
"Ciudad Lineal" metro station
Location of Ciudad Lineal
CountrySpain Spain
Aut. communityFlag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
MunicipalityEscudo de Madrid.svg Madrid
Area
 • Total11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Population
228,171
 • Density19,970/km2 (51,700/sq mi)
Madrid district number15

Ciudad Lineal (Linear city in English) is a district in Madrid (Spain).

Geography[edit]

Subdivision[edit]

The district is administratively divided into 9 wards (Barrios):

History[edit]

Its name, Linear City, comes from the model of organization by the Spanish architect Arturo Soria y Mata, the linear city, based on the idea of the line. The main street in the district has his name, Arturo Soria street.

Photogallery[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Ciudad Lineal District at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°27′N 3°39′W / 40.450°N 3.650°W / 40.450; -3.650