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Ambite


Ambite (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a municipality in the province of Madrid in central Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Alcalá. It has 382 inhabitants (INE 2005) in an area of , with a population density of 14.69 hab/km2. It lies above sea level.

Ambite is home to the Palacio del Marqués de Legarda, which dates to the 17th century. It was built by Alonso de Terante y Cárdenas, the Spanish ambassador in Naples during the reign of King Felipe III.

Transport

The town of Ambite is serviced by three major bus lines

  • 260: Alcalá de Henares-Ambite-Orusco.
  • 322: Arganda del Rey-Ambite.
  • 326: Madrid (Conde de Casal)-Mondejar-Driebes.

Sites of interest

  • Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
  • Palace of Marqués de Legarda
  • Monument of the Eyes
  • Historical oak tree

External links

  • http://www.ambite.es/ Official town council webpage, in Spanish
  • Instituto de Estadística de la Comunidad de Madrid > Ficha municipal
  • Instituto de Estadística de la Comunidad de Madrid > Series estadísticas del municipio
  • http://www.estedemadrid.com/
  • Instituto de Estadística de la Comunidad de Madrid > Nomenclátor Oficial y Callejero


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