Fuencarral-El Pardo

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Fuencarral-El Pardo
District of Madrid
M-30 ring highway over the district
M-30 ring highway over the district
Location of Fuencarral-El Pardo
Country Spain Spain
Aut. community Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
Municipality Escudo de Madrid.png Madrid
Area
 • Total 237.81 km2 (91.82 sq mi)
Population 220,085
 • Density 925.5/km2 (2,397/sq mi)
Madrid district number 8

Fuencarral-El Pardo is one of the 21 districts that form the city of Madrid, Spain.

Overview[edit]

Fuencarral-El Pardo is the district number 8 and consists of the following neighborhoods: El Pardo (81), Fuentelarreina (82), Peñagrande (83), Pilar (84), La Paz (85), Valverde (86), Mirasierra (87) and El Goloso (88).

Despite its being a part of a capital city, the northern part of El Pardo is an ecologically important landscape, having been preserved as a royal hunting estate. The European Union has designated the Monte de El Pardo as a Special Protection Area for bird-life.

Geography[edit]

Subdivision[edit]

The district is administratively divided into 8 wards (Barrios):

Education[edit]

The new campus of the Deutsche Schule Madrid, in Montecarmelo (ES) in the district, opened in the fall of 2015.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Fuencarral-El Pardo at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°28′43″N 3°42′35″W / 40.47861°N 3.70972°W / 40.47861; -3.70972