Manzanares

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Manzanares

(mänthänä`rās), river, c.55 mi (90 km) long; rising in the Sierra de Guadarrama, central Spain, and flowing S past Madrid (where it is canalized) into the Jarama River. The Manzanares is used for irrigation and hydroelectric-power generation.
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The 43-year-old died in hospital on Sunday afternoon after firefighters pulled him out of the Manzanares river near Atletico's home ground.
A 43-year-old Deportivo supporter had to be pulled out of the freezing Manzanares river near Atletico's Calderon arena after dozens of rival fans, who police said belonged to radical 'ultras' groups, battled in the streets.
The man, who has not been named officially, was still alive when firefighters pulled him out of the Manzanares river near Atletico's home ground.
The man was still alive when firefighters pulled him out of the Manzanares river near Atletico's home ground.
There was another cracking atmosphere before kickoff at the 55,000-capacity stadium next to the Manzanares river where the fans have been flocking to enjoy what is easily Atletico's best season in almost 20 years.
Work has been completed with new green areas along the banks of the Manzanares River.
The parade started in Moncloa, then will continue through key parts of the capital before finishing late on Monday with a massive celebration in the Puente del Rey, on the banks of the Manzanares river.
This study will focus on two rivers: the Betis, or Guadalquivir, River in Seville, and the Manzanares River, running through Madrid.
The Royal Palace, which is no longer lived in, is an imposing sight, best viewed from the Puente de Segovia, the oldest bridge in the city spanning the Manzanares river.
But of course, such places need physical headquarters, both for the faculty and for students on short residential courses, and the Universidad's is strung out on the banks of the Manzanares river in Madrid.
The tumultuous din had reached a crescendo as the chants of El Ateli, El Ateli, El Ateli was carried for miles by a brisk wind whipped up off the Manzanares river.
On the south-western extremity of the city of Madrid, the massive stone arches of the old Toledo Bridge span the Manzanares River.