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 city anticipates over 3 million people for nearly 10 days of festivities, so there is talk of moving Pride from Chueca to the more open area of the Madrid Rio Park and Matadero Madrid, a stunning contemporary arts center adjacent to the Manzanares River.
Contract notice: Conservation manzanares river as it passes through the municipality of madrid.
LOCAL PERCEPTION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS IN THE LOWER BASIN OF THE MANZANARES RIVER
These include descriptions of the Minho river in Portugal and its fish (66); of the village of Tomar and its edifices on the banks of the Nabao river (67); of Girona and its two rivers, the Ter and the Onyar (68); and of Madrid's Manzanares river and its weak flow (69).
The 43-year-old died in hospital on Sunday afternoon after firefighters pulled him out of the Manzanares river near Atletico's home ground.
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.
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.
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.
Among the sites affected will be Madrid's vast Royal Palace, built on a high bluff overlooking the Manzanares river and which is used for state occasions; the Valley of the Fallen mausoleum, where dictator Francisco Franco is buried; and the Escorial Palace near Madrid.
Work has been completed with new green areas along the banks of the Manzanares River.