Moncloa-Aravaca

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Moncloa-Aravaca
Plaza de Moncloa
Plaza de Moncloa
Location of Moncloa-Aravaca
CountrySpain Spain
Aut. communityFlag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
MunicipalityEscudo de Madrid.svg Madrid
Area
 • Total32.89 km2 (12.70 sq mi)
Population
116.531
Madrid district number9

Moncloa-Aravaca (also named Moncloa) is one of the 21 districts of the city of Madrid, Spain.

The Palace of Moncloa, located in the district, is the residence of the Prime Minister of Spain, and because of this in Spain "Moncloa" is sometimes used as a metonym for the central government, especially when contrasting with the governments of the autonomous communities.

Geography[edit]

Subdivision[edit]

The district is administratively divided into 7 wards (Barrios):

Education[edit]

The Colegio Japonés de Madrid, the Japanese international school in Madrid, is located in the El Plantío area.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Como llegar." (Archive) Colegio Japonés de Madrid. Retrieved on 5 January 2014. "Avda. de la Victoria, 98, El Plantio 28023 Madrid Spain"

External links[edit]

Media related to Moncloa-Aravaca District at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°26′07″N 3°43′08″W / 40.435151°N 3.718765°W / 40.435151; -3.718765