Genil

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Genil
River
Country Spain
Region Andalusia
Cities Granada, Écija
Source
 - location Sierra Nevada, Granada Province
Mouth Guadalquivir
 - location at Sanlúcar de Barameda
Length 358 km (222 mi)
Basin 8,278 km2 (3,196 sq mi)

The Genil River is the main (left) tributary of the river Guadalquivir in Andalusia, Spain. The Roman Singilis, its modern name derives from the Moorish rendering of the Roman name: Sinyil, Sannil, and Sinnil. The source of the Genil is in the Sierra Nevada mountains, north of its highest peak Mulhacén. The Genil flows through the towns Granada, Loja, Puente Genil and Écija. It flows into the Guadalquivir River near Palma del Río.

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Coordinates: 37°41′37″N 5°19′00″W / 37.69361°N 5.31667°W / 37.69361; -5.31667