Rivas-Vaciamadrid is the fifteenth most populated metropolis within the Community of Madrid, Spain. It belongs to the Madrid metropolitan place and is located simply 15 km from imperative Madrid, to the south-east. In the southern a part of the municipality, the Manzanares river flows into the Jarama, which is part of the Lower Manzanares and Jarama Rivers Regional Park. Almost 3 quarters of the municipality form part of the park, making it an critical ecological centre with numerous lakes and diverse species of wildlife and fauna.
It has been one of the quickest growing municipalities in Spain in latest years, growing from 500 population in the 1980s to its modern-day determine of 84,000. It is bordered to the north via Madrid and San Fernando de Henares, to the south through Arganda del Rey and San Martin de la Vega, to the east by Mejorada del Campo and Velilla de San Antonio, and to the west by using Getafe and Madrid the district of Villa de Vallecas.
Rivas-Vaciamadrid municipality is the 7th richest in Spain, in line with a 2014 listing, and has the fourth lowest fee of population in risk of poverty, amongst municipalities with greater than 50,000 inhabitants. It is the most populated metropolis in Spain governed via United Left. The fundamental gala's are the pageant of Romeria del Cristo de Rivas 29 September, San Isidro 15 May, the popular gala's of Rivas-Urbanizaciones 2nd weekend of September and the gala's of the Urbanisation La Partija at the 15 June.