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Barajas (Madrid)



Barajas is a district belonging to the city of Madrid, Spain.

Barajas
San Pedro church
Location of Barajas
CountrySpain Spain
Aut. community Madrid
Municipality Madrid
Area
 • Total42.66 km2 (16.47 sq mi)
Population
43,423
 • Density1,017/km2 (2,630/sq mi)
Madrid district number21

Madrid's main international airport, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, is located in the district.

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History

Origins

This district was originated from the "Villa de Barajas" municipality, until it was integrated into the municipality of Madrid in 1949 at the same time as Hortaleza, Canillas, Canillejas, Vallecas, Vicálvaro, Carabanchel Alto, Carabanchel Bajo, Aravaca, El Pardo and Fuencarral. The municipality of Barajas stretched through the neighborhood today known as the Historic Center of Barajas, east of the current logroño's Avenue.


Geography

Subdivision

The district is administratively divided into 5 wards (Barrios):


External links

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Information as of: 09.08.2021 03:09:33 CEST

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