Salamanca (Madrid)

Salamanca
Palacio de Amboage
Palacio de Amboage
Location of Salamanca
CountrySpain Spain
Aut. communityFlag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
MunicipalityEscudo de Madrid.svg Madrid
Area
 • Total5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
147,707
 • Density27,418/km2 (71,010/sq mi)
Madrid district number4

Salamanca is one of the 21 districts that form the city of Madrid, Spain. Salamanca is located to the northeast of the historical center of Madrid.Salamanca lies east of the district of Chamberí, north of Chamartín, and south of Retiro. Salamanca counts approximately 151.000 inhabitants.

Geography

Overview

The limits of Salamanca district are defined by the Paseo de Recoletos and the Paseo de la Castellana to the west, the Calle de Alcalá and Calle O'Donnell to the south, the Avenida de la Paz (M-30) to the east and María de Molina Street and Avenida de América to the north. It covers an area of 540.742 hectares.

Subdivision

The district is administratively divided into 6 wards (Barrios):