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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Enjoy witnessing the banks of river Manzanares as you take photos of the green environment and beautiful creatures.
The tour finished at a specially-erected stage on the banks of the river Manzanares, where a special show got under way last night in front of thousands of fans.
Such was the slow pace of the procession that when players reached the Cibeles fountain - the traditional place of celebration for Real Madrid which was only about a third of the way through the route - it was already 9pm, which was the planned time for the players to be at their final destination, which was a specially-constructed stage by banks of the river Manzanares.
Madrid stands on the River Manzanares (even if it is only a trickle).
From the banks of the puny River Manzanares on the west, around many of the poor districts of the south and, above all, on the long eastern side of the city, wide, straight, well-paved roads were laid.