Ciudad Lineal (English: Linear city) is a district of Madrid, Spain.
|Community||Community of Madrid|
|• Total||11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)|
|• Density||19,970/km2 (51,700/sq mi)|
28017, 28027, 28032, 28033, 28043
The district is administratively divided into nine wards:
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 ‘Ciudad Lineal’ takes a form of a city 400 meters wide, centered on a tramway and a thoroughfare running parallel. The city is the current headquarters for the flag carrier of Spain, Iberia. The main street in the district has his name, Arturo Soria street. Mariano Belmás Estrada was one of the main architects in the early days.
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