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  Guadiana River Basin - UNEP/DEWA~Europe > Publication > Freshwater in Europe
The Guadiana River basin has a total drainage area of 66 800 km2 of which 11 580 km2 are located in southeastern Portugal.
Of the total needs for irrigation and domestic water supply in the Guadiana basin, 19% are in Portugal and 81% in Spain, while 25% of the average annual discharge is generated in Portugal and 75% in Spain.
There are 1,824 dams in the Guadiana river basin, of which 86 are major dams that retain about 150% of the average annual rainfall.
www.grid.unep.ch /product/publication/freshwater_europe/guadiana.php   (660 words)

 Badajoz es el tramo del Guadiana que acumula más residuos sólidos urbanos
Badajoz, España — Greenpeace recaló hoy en Badajoz para denunciar que el tramo pacense del Guadiana es el más afectado del río por contaminación y por ocupación del cauce con vertidos sólidos urbanos.
Esta visita se enmarca dentro del Descenso del Guadiana que Greenpeace comenzó el pasado 20 de octubre en su nacimiento.
Los resultados demostraron la falta de depuración de estas aguas que vierten directamente al Guadiana.
www.greenpeace.org /espana/press/comunicados/badajoz-es-el-tramo-del-guadia   (674 words)

 Guadiana - LoveToKnow 1911
The Guadiana was long believed to rise in the lowland known as the Campo de Montiel, where a chain of small lakes, the Lagunas de Ruidera (partly in Ciudad Real, partly in Albacete), are linked together by the Guadiana Alto or Upper Guadiana.
S.W. of the point of disappearance, the Guadiana Alto was believed to re-emerge in the form of several large springs, which form numerous lakes near the Zancara and are known as the "eyes of the Guadiana" (los ojos de Guadiana).
"Lesser Guadiana") rises in the Sierra Nevada, receives two large tributaries, the Fardes from the right and Barbata from the left, and enters the Guadalquivir near Ubeda, after a course of 95 m.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Guadiana   (311 words)

 Guadiana - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Guadiana, river, 510 mi (821 km) long, rising in the La Mancha Plateau, E Spain.
The Guadiana has been dammed to create several large reservoirs; these waters are used to irrigate the fertile area around Badajoz and to generate hydroelectric power.
Moura, near Rio Guadiana, in the Alentejo region.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-guadiana.html   (274 words)

 Workshop “Managing the Guadiana estuary — the Ecohydrology and Phytotechnology approaches ”: UNESCO
Sediments and geomorphology of the Guadiana UNIV. HUELVA - Spain Prof.
Hydrodynamics of the Guadiana LNEC - Portugal Msc.
Cyanobacteria occurrences in the Guadiana UNIV. ALGARVE - Portugal Prof.
portal.unesco.org /en/ev.php-URL_ID=22082&URL_DO=DO_PRINTPAGE&URL_SECTION=201.html   (567 words)

 Flamenco-world.com has an exclusive preview of the new Guadiana album with a free MP3 download of the bulerías ...
Guadiana reappears with 'Brillo de luna', a second album also released by Nuevos Medios which offers everything from tanguillos, rumbas and bulerías to seguiriyas, soleá and granaínas in its ten tracks.
Guadiana undertakes ten songs tangos, soleá por bulerías, coro, bulerías, granaína, rumba, tanguillos, verdiales and seguiriyas, the majority of which are written by himself.
As an exclusive preview of Guadiana second album, Flamenco-world.com is offering a free download in MP3 format of 'Blanca es la Plata'.
www.flamenco-world.com /noticias/guadiana.htm   (525 words)

 Rio Guadiana
O Guadiana não foge a esta visão e é por isso que se diz que nasce nas lagoas de Ruidera, na Mancha (Espanha) onde, de facto, se situam as suas cabeceiras mais recuadas, a pouco mais de oitocentos quilómetros da foz (1).
O Guadiana sofreu este efeito, tendo vindo a fazer recuar tal desnível, numa luta que só terá fim nas suas cabeceiras, daqui a muitos, muitos anos.
E é assim que o Guadiana alimenta e engrossa o caudal à custa de toda a pluvisosidade que cai na sua enorme bacia.
www.triplov.com /galopim/guadiana/pages/aaa.htm   (836 words)

 The main domains along the Guadiana transverse
The widespread greenschists facies overprint an earlier high-pressure metamorphic event (blueschists in the Guadiana Valley and eclogites in the western sector of EBD, Fonseca et al., 1993).
A detailed geological and structural mapping was produced in the EZBD (Transect Sector C of Figure 1) in the vicinity of the Guadiana River valley, during 2001 to 2005 (map C and related interpretative cross-sections, figs.
To the south of the Zebro Syncline and towards the SARSZ there’s a progressive increment of the D1 deformation, with the local development of a stretching lineation Lx; in the vicinity of the SARSZ, Lx affects the previous D1 folds axes (materialized by the intersection lineation L1), and locally develops a S1b cleavage (Figure 17).
www.virtualexplorer.com.au /journal/2005/19/borrego/domains.html   (3067 words)

 GUADIANA (anc. Anas, M... - Online Information article about GUADIANA (anc. Anas, M...
form of several large springs, which form numerous lakes near the Zancara and are known as the " eyes of the Guadiana " (los ojos de Guadiana).
It is now known that the Guadiana Alto has no such course, but flows underground to the Zancara itself, which is the true " Upper Guadiana." The Zancara rises near the source of the Jilcar, in the See also:
Mancha; thence it flows westward, assuming the name of Guadiana near Ciudad Real, and reaching the Portuguese frontier 6 m.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GRA_GUI/GUADIANA_anc_Anas_Moorish_Wadi_.html   (512 words)

 Guadia bas eng
The Guadiana river is one of the longest streams of the Iberian Peninsula, flowing generally westward through south-central Spain and southeastern Portugal to the Atlantic Ocean.
Its flow is relatively meagre because its basin drains the low-rainfall areas of the Toledo Mountains, the Sierra Morena, and the plains of La Mancha.
The Záncara (the true source of the upper Guadiana) and Gigüela rivers rise in the wetter mountains of Cuenca.
www.rivernet.org /guadiana/basic.htm   (223 words)

 Portugal - Algarve - Alcoutim - Estalagem do Guadiana
Estalagem do Guadiana is set in the village of Alcoutim, on the banks of the Guadiana river and about 40 kilometres away from Monte Gordo.
Forming one of Algarve's natural boundaries, the Guadiana River brings the cool of running water to the harsh beauty of a landscape seared by the sun.
The village is extremely attractive, with a long history as a river port, dominated in turn by Greeks, Romans and Arabs who all fortified the heights with various structures over the centuries.
www.inn-portugal.com /inns/estguadiana.html   (263 words)

 TRACCE Online Rock Art Bulletin 13
The announcement was given in the 4th Prehistoric Art course led in March 2001 by the Instituto Politecnico de Tomar (Portugal).
Many figures are very similar to the Tagus valley rocks (Portugal): as these last are by some 30 years under the water of the Fratel dam, the Guadiana complex represents at this moment a unique occasion to study the Neolithic-Chalcolithic Iberian open air rock art.
You are all kindly invited to expose your point of view, your suggestions, your "news" into the "Guadiana river"
www.rupestre.net /tracce/13   (658 words)

 Guadiana - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Guadiana, river in southwestern Europe, rising as the Upper Guadiana, or Guadiana Alto, on La Mancha Plateau in central Cuenca Province, Spain....
Many of Portugal’s major rivers originate in the highlands of the Meseta Central.
The Tajo, with Lisbon at its mouth, is the longest river, followed...
encarta.msn.com /Guadiana.html   (123 words)

 naturaleza (julio 2004)
Y aún más hacia el sur, pero siguiendo en los dominios del Guadiana, se extiende sobre unos 100 km de este a oeste el Valle de Alcudia donde aparecen extensas dehesas de encinas y numerosos ríos bordeados de vegetación ribereña, robledales, quejigares y alcornocales, refugio de faunas amenazadas y escasas.
No olvidemos que el río Guadiana y sus afluentes, después del Duero, son la segunda cuenca peninsular con mayor superficie en áreas ribereñas, unas 27.000 has, y poseen una vegetación riparia asociada a sus márgenes que alberga una diversidad ecológica muy notable.
Las Hoces del Guadiana constituyen una formidable reserva de vida, de naturaleza intacta, de paisajes limpios e íntegros.
www.jccm.es /revista/167/articulos167/naturaleza_julio.htm   (865 words)

 La Casa Amarilla on the river Guadiana
Casa Amarilla is a stunning conversion of a Spanish farm building in a unique and beautiful setting on a riverside finca on the eastern bank of the River Guadiana in the Andalusian province of Huelva in western Spain.
The River Guadiana, on our western boundary, travels for over 400 miles from central Spain just south of Madrid before crossing into Portugal and then creating the last 40 miles of southern border between Portugal and Spain finally entering the Atlantic at Vila Real de Santo Antonio.
The river is a magnet for sailors of all types, both sail and power and you can explore the Guadiana further on our 30 foot sloop Straeker or by fast launch.
www.casaamarilla.net   (434 words)

 Simply Lagos - Excursions: Guadiana River, Alcotim, Mertola, Serpa - Portugal
The Guadiana River forms a natural frontier between where Portugal meets Spain.
The long walk up the hill takes you past the white clock tower overlooking the Guadiana River, to the old church and finally to the castle.
I was disappointed when I could not purchase some lovely unique earrings at a jewelry store in Mértola because of the unusually low limit at the local banking machine and the store vendor's debit machine was not working.
www.simplylagos.com /excursion6.htm   (1881 words)

 Hotel Guadiana 36, Ciudad Real - Reviews - TripAdvisor
Hotel Guadiana 36: Low Hotel Prices Made Easy
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Explore our site to find travel information and unbiased reviews on Ciudad Real tourism, maps and much more.
www.tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g187487-d488618-Reviews-Hotel_Guadiana_36-Ciudad_Real_Castile_La_Mancha.html   (444 words)

 Hotel Guadiana - Discount Hotel Rooms at Orbitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The hotel Guadiana is a modern hotel, inaugurated in August 2004.
The hotel has 102 rooms all of them are elegantly decorated in fine wood and are equipped with the latest technology.
The hotel Guadiana is strategiclly located few meters from the historic and commercial center of Ciudad Real.
www.orbitz.com /hotel-info/FRES/SX-6252.html   (231 words)

 Finca/Country House For Sale in Sanlucar de Guadiana - 329,000 €   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
This is a small traditional farmhouse with a guest house.
This house has recently been refurbished and is being sold furnished and ready to move in to.
To contact the vendor/estate agent directly about this property in Sanlucar de Guadiana, please complete the form below and they will get back to you with full details and the answers to any queries you raise.
www.thinkspain.com /spanish-property/170367   (116 words)

 Guadiana river
Thought history Portugal and Spain had to learn the sharing of transboundary water resources.
According to recent data the total needs for irrigation and domestic supply of water from Guadiana basin represent a 19 % in Portugal and a 81 % in Spain, and from the average annual discharge a 25 % is generated in Portugal and a 75 % in Spain.
Non point source pollution from agricultural returns and point source pollution from industries, mining, sewage treatment plants, landfills, and others, are identified as major pollution sources and in consequence there is a decreasing of the availability of resources.
www.transcat-project.net /engguadiana.htm   (233 words)

 Hotel Estalagem Do Guadiana In Algarve info, rates, reviews and photos. Discount hotels in In Algarve from ...
Hotel Estalagem Do Guadiana In Algarve info, rates, reviews and photos.
Location: This top-class four-star hotel is situated in the historic village of Alcoutim, beside the Guadiana river, just 40 km from Monte Gordo.
Many beautiful sights are within walking distance of the hotel, including the 14th century castle ruins from where visitors may enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
www.alpharooms.com /estalagem_do_guadiana_in_algarve.aspx?r=TD   (387 words)

 Pequeño, amplio y relajante...
Aislado del ruido del centro de San Miguel y a tan solo 15 minutos a pie del cuadro principal de la ciudad.
Bed and Breakfast Guadiana has 9 big rooms in a Mediterranean style building.
It is located next to the Guadiana Park.
www.oficinaonline.com /hoteldeallende/bbguadiana1   (146 words)

 Spanish Wine--DO Ribera del Guadiana
During the 19th and 20th century, the province of Extremadura began to produce Ribera del Guadiana, primarily in Tierra de Barros.
In the last few years, enormous investments have been made in the wine sector in Extremadura, substituting the grape pressing systems, installing refridgeration to control fermentation, and constructing wine cellars for better aging processes.
These changes have lead to the production of the wines that we enjoy today, fruit of the work of centuries ago, but with all of the technology of modern day.
www.marketuno.com /do/do_wine_guadiana.htm   (133 words)

 Guadiana Bed and Breakfast - San Miguel de Allende - Guadiana Bed and Breakfast Reviews - TripAdvisor
Guadiana Bed and Breakfast - San Miguel de Allende - Guadiana Bed and Breakfast Reviews - TripAdvisor
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 Guadiana — FactMonster.com
Sierra de Guadalupe - Guadalupe, Sierra de, mountain range, W Spain, in Extremadura, between the Tagus and Guadiana...
Ciudad Real - Ciudad Real, city (1990 pop.
53,732), Badajoz prov., SW Spain, in Extremadura, on the Guadiana...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0822003.html   (184 words)

 Alqueva Dam Prehistoric Rock Art SOS Petition
It has come to my attention that completion of the Alqueva Dam project will cause the destruction of thousands of images of irreplaceable ancient rock art (petroglyphs).
Over 400 panels of the prehistoric art are located within the impact zone of the dam along the Portuguese and Spanish sides of the Guadiana River.
I am sending this petition to you to urge that you suspend the Alqueva Dam project immediately.
www.petitiononline.com /Alqueva/petition.html   (284 words)

 Hotels in Sanlúcar de Guadiana, Spain
Over the romantic Guadiana River and just in front to Sanlucar in Spain, Alcoutim is one of the most beautiful and preserved villages of the historical and genuine algarve.
Hotel is located in southern Algarve, in Portugal on the shore of Guadiana River.
We highly recommend these hotels based on the mentioned criteria and feedback from previous guests
bookings.net /place/es-401020.en.html   (150 words)

 Guadiana: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
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