Guadalquivir

The Guadalquivir (/ˌɡwɑːdəlkɪˈvɪər/, also UK: /-kwɪˈ-/, US: /-kˈ-, ˌɡwɑːdəlˈkwɪvər/,[1][2][3] Spanish: [ɡwaðalkiˈβiɾ]) is the fifth longest river in the Iberian Peninsula and the second longest river with its entire length in Spain. The Guadalquivir river is the only great navigable river in Spain. Currently it is navigable from the Gulf of Cádiz to Seville, but in Roman times it was navigable to Córdoba.

Guadalquivir
Guadalquivir River in Seville
Location of the Guadalquivir
Etymologyfrom الوادي الكبير (al-wādī l-kabīr), "the great valley" or "the great river" in Arabic
Location
CountrySpain
RegionAndalusia
CitiesCórdoba, Seville
Physical characteristics
SourceCañada de las Fuentes
  locationCazorla Range, Quesada, Jaén
MouthAtlantic Ocean
  location
Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz
  coordinates
36°47′N 6°21′W
  elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Length657 km (408 mi)
Basin size56,978 km2 (21,999 sq mi)
Discharge 
  locationSeville
  average164.3 m3/s (5,800 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Tributaries 
  leftGuadiana Menor, Guadalbullón, Guadajoz, Genil, Corbones, Guadaira
  rightGuadalimar, Jándula, Yeguas, Guadalmellato, Guadiato, Bembézar, Viar, Rivera de Huelva, Guadiamar