river flowing from SC Spain west & then south into the Atlantic, forming part of the Spanish-Portuguese border: c. 510 mi (821 km)
A river rising in south-central Spain and flowing about 780 km (485 mi) west and south partly along the Spanish-Portuguese border to the Gulf of Cádiz.
- BADAJOZ, the capital of the Spanish province described above; situated close to the Portugue.se frontier, on the left bank of the river Guadiana, and the Madrid-Lisbon railway.
- DON BENITO, a town of western Spain, in the province of Badajoz; near the left bank of the river Guadiana, on the MadridBadajoz-Lisbon railway.
- GUADIANA (anc. Anas, Moorish Wadi Ana), a river of Spain and Portugal.
- 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.
- 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).