The Tajuña is a river in central Spain, flowing through the provinces of Guadalajara and Madrid. It is a tributary of the river Jarama which in turn is a tributary of the Tagus. It rises in the Sierra de Solorio, near the town of Maranchón , at a location known as Fuente del Carro near the village of Clares.
Near its source it flows through a landscape of high altitude moorlands, through deep valleys of Miocene era limestone, characterised by clays, marls and dolomitic limestone. It has one reservoir, La Tajera, with an extension of 409 ha near Cifuentes. It crosses the villages of Luzón, Anguita, Luzaga, Cortes de Tajuña, Brihuega and Renera in Guadalajara province and enters Madrid province at Ambite; it then passes close to Orusco, Carabaña, Tielmes, Perales de Tajuña and Morata de Tajuña, before joining the Jarama near Titulcia.
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