Leganés is a city in the Community of Madrid, Spain. Considered part of the Madrid metropolitan area, it is located about 11 km south-west of the centre of Madrid. Leganés houses a branch of the Universidad Carlos III. It is connected to Madrid via the Cercanías (train, line C5), and Metrosur, one of the lines of Metro. Leganés has 6 Metrosur stations.
Leganés is twinned with: Aigaleo, Greece • Arroyo Naranjo, Cuba • Conchalí, Chile • La Güera, Western Sahara • Macará, Ecuador • Papel Pampa, Bolivia • Somoto, Nicaragua.
Leganés has a population of over 188,425 people. Leganés also forms part of the wider Madrid metropolitan area which has a population of over 6,641,649 people. Leganés is the #327 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 2.4043 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.