Vicálvaro

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Vicálvaro
Location of Vicálvaro
KintraSpain Spain
Aut. commontyFlag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid
MunicipalityEscudo de Madrid.svg Madrid
Govrenment
 • ConcejalCarmen Torralba González
Area
 • Total32.71 km2 (12.63 sq mi)
Population
66,439
 • Density2,032/km2 (5,260/sq mi)
Madrid district number19
Address of councilPlaza Don Antonio de Andrés
WebsiteMunimadrid Vicálvaro

Vicálvaro is a umwhile veelage in its awn richt o the province o Madrid. Nouadays is a destrict in the sootheast o Madrid, Spain.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

When Spain's Ceevil Gaird (Spaingie: Guardia Civil) wis established in 1844, the first heidquairters o its cavalry wis in Vicálvaro. Franco convertit it intae an artillery barracks for the Brunete Airmored Diveesion, Regiment No. 11. The biggin is nou pairt o the Rey Juan Carlos Varsity.

Vicálvaro wis the steid o Leopoldo O'Donnell's 1854 coup kent as La Vicalvarada,[1] which began Spain's Bienio progresista.

In 2011, a Visigothic necropolis wis uncovered in Vicálvaro.[2]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poseetion[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is bordered on the wast bi the destrict o Moratalaz (athort the Autopista de Circunvalación M-40), on the north bi San Blas (athort the M-40, the Avenida de Canillejas a Vicálvaro, the Autopista Radial 3 an the Vicálvaro-Coslada Heich-gate), on the sooth bi the Puente de Vallecas an the Villa de Vallecas (athort Autovía A-3) an on the east bi the municipalities o Coslada, San Fernando de Henares an Rivas-Vaciamadrid.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Introducción a la Historia de Vicálvaro, vicusalbus.org. Retrieved 2010-02-26.
  2. Fraguas, Rafael (7 Julie 2011). "Hallada en Vicálvaro una necrópolis visigoda con 900 enterramientos" [Visigoth necropolis with 900 tombs found in Vicálvaro]. El País. Retrieved 18 Julie 2011.

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Media relatit tae Vicálvaro at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°24′15″N 3°36′29″W / 40.4042°N 3.60806°W / 40.4042; -3.60806