is a barrio
of the city of Madrid
, situated in the southwest of the city, in the Latina
district. It is bounded by the barrios of Campamento, Las Águilas, Lucero, Los Cármenes, and the Carabanchel
district. Casa de Campo
is also nearby. Aluche takes its name from the Luche creek that formerly flowed through the neighbourhood.
With 75,871 inhabitants, it is the largest of Madrid's barrios (according to the 2001 census). Many of its streets are named after towns and villages of the province of Toledo.