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The Mundo is a river in south-eastern Spain. It originates slightly south of Riópar in the mountain plateau Calar del Mundo. From there it flows towards Riopar and then westwards until it joins the Segura south of Hellín.
The Mundo has a length of 150 km and a drainage area of 766 km2. The river receives most of its tributaries including the Rio de la Vega, the Rio de los Vadillos and the Rio de Bogarra during its upper course and only the Arroyo de Tobarra its lower course. There are two reservoirs along its course, the Talave reservoir with a volume of 34 cubic hectometres and the Camarillas reservoir with a volume of 36.5 cubic hectometres. At the Talave reservoir the Mundo receives additional water from a 250 km long aqueduct that delivers it from reservoirs of the Tagus river. The Camarillas reservoir triggered a serious of small quakes when it was first filled in spring 1961, but such seismic activity finally ceased in spring 1962.


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