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

Arganzuela
(Vista parcial de Arganzuela y del Calcerón) Aprobado el nuevo ámbito Mahou-Calderón (01) (cropped).jpg
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityMadrid
MunicipalityMadrid
Area
 • Total6.55 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population
148,797
 • Density27,700/km2 (72,000/sq mi)
Madrid district number2

GeographyEdit

PositionEdit

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.

SubdivisionEdit

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

SightseeingEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Arganzuela District at Wikimedia Commons

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