Retiro (Madrid)

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Retiro
Destrict o Madrid
Prado Museum
Location of Retiro
Kintra Spain Spain
Aut. commonty Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
Municipality Escudo de Madrid.svg Madrid
Aurie
 • Total 5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population 126,058 (2,005)
 • Density 23,400/km2 (61,000/sq mi)
Madrid destrict nummer 3

Retiro is a destrict locatit at the sootheast o the ceety centre o Madrid, Spain. Its aurie is o 5.38 km2, the nummer o hooses is 46,512 an the population, as o 2005, wis o 126,058.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Retiro's history haes been strangly determined bi the presence o the pairk wi the same name an the railwey facilities locatit at the sooth an wast o this destrict.

Retiro Pairk, thegither wi Paseo del Prado, haes gien its awn personality tae the aurie o Los Jerónimos, while the rest o the destrict is determined bi Atocha Railwey Station an previously bi Niño Jesús Station an aw.

Durin the 20t hunderyear, the aurie consolidatit as residential auries for fowk wi a growin economic pouer.[1]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is admeenistratively dividit intae 6 wairds (Barrios):

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Distrito de Retiro". Ayuntamiento de Madrid. July 10, 2006. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Retiro at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°24′29″N 3°40′36″W / 40.408072°N 3.676729°W / 40.408072; -3.676729