Las Acacias (Madrid)

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Las Acacias
Ward of Madrid
View of the Calle de Toledo
View of the Calle de Toledo
Las Acacias within Arganzuela and Madrid
Las Acacias within Arganzuela and Madrid
Country Spain Spain
Aut. community Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
Municipality Escudo de Madrid.png Madrid
District Coats of arms of None.svg Arganzuela
Area
 • Total 1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Population 37,727 (2,006)
 • Density 34,932/km2 (90,470/sq mi)

Las Acacias is a ward (barrio) of Madrid belonging to the district of Arganzuela. Its code number is 22 and, as of 2006, its population was of 37,727.

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Geography[edit]

Map of Las Acacias

Acacias is located in city center and is crossed, at its south-eastern borders, by the river Manzanares. The ward has a pentagonal form, bordered by the roads Calle de Toledo, Ronda de Toledo, Calle de Embajadores, Paseo de Santa Maria de la Cabeza and Paseo de la Yeserías (parallel to the Manzanares), at the entrance of Arganzuela Park.

Acacias borders with the districts of Centro (north-west), Carabanchel (south-east) and with the Arganzuelan wards of Imperial (west), Palos de Moguer (north-east), Las Delicias (a single point in the east) and La Chopera (south-east).[1]

Some important buildings located at its limits are the Bridge of Toledo (Puente de Toledo), between the Paseo de la Yeserias and the Calle de Toledo; and the Gate of Toledo (Puerta de Toledo), between the Calle de Toledo and the Ronda de Toledo.

Transport[edit]

Las Acacias is served by the Metro Line 5 stations of Puerta de Toledo, Acacias and Pirámides. It is also served by the Cercanías (commuter rail) stations of Pirámides and Embajadores.

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Coordinates: 40°24′5.12″N 3°42′17.77″W / 40.4014222°N 3.7049361°W / 40.4014222; -3.7049361