Bridge over the Jabalón (puente de Caracuel)
|location||Spain , Castile-La Mancha|
|muzzle||Guadiana Coordinates: 38 ° 53 '23 " N , 4 ° 5' 28" W 38 ° 53 '23 " N , 4 ° 5' 28" W.
|Catchment area||1,557.446 km²|
|Reservoirs flowed through||Dam La Cabezuela , dam La Vega del Jabalón|
The Guadiana river system
Tributaries of the Guadiana (the Jabalón is number 6)
The Jabalón ( Spanish: Río Jabalón ) is a left (southern) tributary of the Guadiana that flows through the province of Ciudad Real ( autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha ) in Spain . It has a length of about 161 km and a catchment area of about 1557 km².
Its source is near the town of Montiel . About eight kilometers southeast of the city of Valdepeñas , the Jabalón is dammed up by the La Cabezuela dam to form a reservoir (Spanish: Embalse de La Cabezuela ). About four kilometers southwest of the village of Granátula de Calatrava , it is dammed up by the La Vega del Jabalón dam to form a reservoir (Spanish: Embalse de La Vega del Jabalón ).
The Jabalón flows into the Guadiana about three kilometers north of the village of Corral de Calatrava .
- ↑ a b c Ríos y Arroyos importantes. Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadiana, accessed March 16, 2015 (Spanish).