Latina (Madrid)

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Nae tae be confused wi Barrio de La Latina (Madrid).
Latina
Destrict o Madrid
Kirk o Santa Cristina
Kirk o Santa Cristina
Location of Latina
Kintra Spain Spain
Aut. commonty Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
Municipality Escudo de Madrid.svg Madrid
Govrenment
 • Concejal Nieves Sáez de Adana
Aurie
 • Total 25.41 km2 (9.81 sq mi)
Population 256,644
 • Density 10,097.8/km2 (26,153/sq mi)
Madrid destrict nummer 10

Latina is ane o the destricts o Madrid. Different frae La Latina aurie in the destrict o Centro, its name comes frae Beatriz Galindo La Latina.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Position[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict, situatit in a soothwastren suburb o Madrid, borders wi the follaein destricts: Carabanchel, Arganzuela, Centro an Moncloa-Aravaca. It includes the auld cross-roads o the road o Extremadura, an it haes several tributar streams tae Manzanares river (Luche, Caño Roto etc.).

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is admeenistratively dividit intae 7 wairds (Barrios):

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is foond ower Quaternar terrains. Thare are several promontories in the grund: Bermejo, Cerro de la Piedra, Cerro de los Alemanes, Cerro de los Cuervos, Cerro de la Mica (the highest one) an Cerro Almodóvar.

The destrict wis includit in the 1845 admeenistrative diveesion o Madrid in 10 destricts. It includit aw the so-cried los Carabancheles destricts which wur addit tae the ceety o Madrid as the destrict o Carabanchel in 1948. In 1971 that destrict wis dividit in the three current destricts: Usera, Carabanchel an Latina.

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Ceevil Aviation Accident an Incident Investigation Commission haes its heidquairters in Latina.[1]

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Public services, interestin places[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Parque de Aluche or Parque Arias Navarro.
  • Centro Comercial Aluche
  • Junta Municipal de Distrito
  • Colegio Público de Educación Especial Fray Pedro Ponce de León.
  • Polideportivo municipal de Aluche.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Contáctenos." Civil Aviation Accident and Incident Investigation Commission. Retrieved on September 17, 2010. "Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviación Civil: C\ Fruela, 6 28011 Madrid" Direct map link Direct link to image of headquarters

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Latina at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°24′41″N 3°42′30″W / 40.411360°N 3.708417°W / 40.411360; -3.708417