Genil

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Genil
Genil en ecija.jpg
The Genil in Granada
Location
CountrySpain
RegionAndalusia
CitiesGranada, Écija
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationSierra Nevada, Granada Province
MouthGuadalquivir
 - location
at Sanlúcar de Barameda
Length358 km (222 mi)
Basin size8,278 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, 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.

Its main tributary is the Darro.

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