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Chamartín (Madrid)

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Chamartín
Gate of Europe towers and the Cuatro Torres Business Area under construction
CountrySpain Spain
Aut. community
Madrid
Municipality
Madrid
Madrid district number5

Chamartín is an administrative district of Madrid, Spain and consists of the following neighborhoods: El Viso, La Prosperidad, Ciudad Jardín, Hispanoamérica, Nueva España, and Castilla. It was originally named Chamartin de la Rosa and remained an independent municipality until it was incorporated to Madrid in 1948.[1]

Overview

It is bounded by the Paseo de la Castellana to the west, the Autopista de Circunvalación M-30 to the north and east, and the Autovía A-2 to the south.

Some of the landmarks of Chamartin are the Gate of Europe, a pair of inclined office buildings; the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of the football team Real Madrid; Chamartín Station, the second-largest train station in Madrid; the Cuatro Torres Business Area, a business park that comprises the four tallest skyscrapers in Spain; and the National Auditorium of Music (the main concert hall in Madrid) which hosts the Spanish National Orchestra.

It is one of the wealthiest and most exclusive districts in the whole of Madrid.

Geography

Subdivision

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

Economy

The district has the head office of Iberia Airlines and the head office of Iberia Express.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Gea, Isabel. Historia de los distritos de Madrid: Chamartín. Ediciones La Libreria, 2001
  2. ^ "Legal notice Archived 29 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine." Iberia. Retrieved 25 February 2010. "IBERIA, Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. with official address at Calle Velázquez no. 130, 28006 Madrid,"
  3. ^ "Información Legal y Protección de Datos." Iberia Express. Retrieved 15 March 2012. "Compañía Operadora de Corto y Medio Radio Iberia Express, S.A. con domicilio social en la calle Velázquez nº 130, 28006 Madrid"

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Coordinates: 40°42′06″N 4°57′26″W / 40.7017°N 4.95722°W / 40.7017; -4.95722

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