Las Acacias (Madrid)
View of the Calle de Toledo
Las Acacias within Arganzuela and Madrid
|• Total||1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi)|
|• Density||34,932/km2 (90,470/sq mi)|
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).
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.
The Gate of Toledo
The Bridge of Toledo, over the Manzanares, from Arganzuela Park
Remains of the walls of Philip IV of Spain
- Orthophoto of the district of Arganzuela (Las Acacias is the n. 22)