Moncloa-Aravaca

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Moncloa-Aravaca
District of Madrid
Plaza de Moncloa
Plaza de Moncloa
Location of Moncloa-Aravaca
Country Spain Spain
Aut. community Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
Municipality Escudo de Madrid.png Madrid
Area
 • Total 32.89 km2 (12.70 sq mi)
Population 116.531
Madrid district number 9

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 at Wikimedia Commons

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