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Ciudad Lineal district within Madrid.
District hall.

Ciudad Lineal (Linear city in English) is a district in Madrid (Spain)

Division

It is divided in areas, which are Atalaya, Colina, Concepción, Costillares, Pueblo Nuevo, Quintana, San Juan Bautista, San Pascual and Ventas.

History

Its name, Linear City, comes from the model of organization by the Spanish architect Arturo Soria y Mata, the linear city, based on the idea of the line. The main street in the district has his name, Arturo Soria street.

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Coordinates: 40°27′N 3°39′W / 40.45°N 3.65°W / 40.45; -3.65

Map of Arturo Soria y Mata's idea.

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