The district of Salamanca is one of the 21 districts that form the municipality of Madrid. Built partly in the nineteenth century, it has become one of the most important commercial areas of the city and with one of the highest living standards in Europe.
Salamanca is one of 21 districts in Madrid. It owes its name to its builder, José de Salamanca, Marquis of Salamanca, who promoted it and partly built it in the 19th century.
It is one of the most important commercial areas of the city and one of the best living areas in Europe. It also has the largest luxury shopping area in Madrid around the Golden Mile, which includes Serrano, Claudio Coello, Lagasca and Ortega y Gasset streets.