De dónde viene el nombre de este municipio es algo que no está claro, parece ser que puede venir del término “chapín”, calzado antiguo que usaban las mujeres de corte para no mancharse en los caminos de tierra.Chapinería is a Spanish municipality in the province and Madrid, belonging to the region of the Sierra Oeste de Madrid. It has an area of 25.4 square kilometers with a population of 1,939 inhabitants and a density of 76,34 hab / km². The granite berroqueño present in this municipality is even in the town center, which gives it its typical mountain character with some streets have pavement rock in its natural state. Chapinería is located 50 kilometers from the center of Madrid, about 40 minutes by car from the M-501.
Where does the name of this municipality is something that is not clear, it seems that it may come from the term "chapin" ancient footwear worn by women of court to avoid staining on the dirt roads.