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 6k park, following the Manzanares River, is an ideal spot for to cycle, rollerblade or to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Some 10 miles away from Atletico's former home the Estadio Vicente Calderon which was located in the south west of Madrid by the banks of Manzanares river with a motorway beneath one of the stands.
Atletico moved into their Wanda Metropolitano stadium at the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign, leaving their old Calderon site to be torn down to make way for an urbanised area on the banks of the Manzanares River.
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. At print time this decision had not been made, although the spacious Rio would make World Pride more accessible.
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 was still alive when firefighters pulled him out of the Manzanares river near Atletico's home ground.
Which European capital city lies on the Manzanares River? 10.
"It leaves a bad taste in the mouth but the tie is still very open and we will go to Chelsea and try to win." 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 the Madrid club's best season in almost 20 years.